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Is formic acid vegan?

Formic acid is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is formic acid?

Formic acid is a colorless, pungent liquid with a distinct vinegar-like odor. It occurs naturally in the venom of some ant and bee species, as well as in many plants and animals. In the food industry, it is used as a preservative and antimicrobial agent, as well as in the production of flavorings, dyes, and rubber. It is also a common ingredient in animal feed and silage, where it helps prevent spoilage and maintain freshness. While formic acid is generally recognized as safe for human consumption at low levels, excessive exposure can cause skin irritation, respiratory problems, and other health issues.

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