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Is egg albumen/albumin vegan?

Egg albumen/albumin is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is egg albumen/albumin?

Egg albumen, also known as egg white or albumin, is the clear, viscous fluid contained within an eggshell. It is a rich source of high-quality protein, containing all the essential amino acids needed for the growth and maintenance of the human body. Egg albumen is low in calories and fat, making it a popular choice for those seeking to reduce their intake of these nutrients. It is commonly used in the food industry as an ingredient in products such as baked goods, confectionery, and processed foods, as well as in the production of vaccines and pharmaceuticals.

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