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Is e544 vegan?

E544 is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is e544?

E544 is a food ingredient that is commonly known as calcium polyphosphate or tricalcium phosphate. It is a white, odorless powder that is used as an anti-caking agent, as well as a nutrient supplement in various foods and beverages. Calcium polyphosphate is a rich source of calcium, which is essential for strong bones and teeth. It has been approved by the FDA as safe for consumption in moderate amounts. Its ability to improve the texture and appearance of foods without affecting taste makes it a popular choice among food manufacturers. Calcium polyphosphate is also used in some medical applications, including dental cements and bone grafts.

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