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Is metabisulfit de potassi vegan?

Metabisulfit de potassi is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is metabisulfit de potassi?

Potassium metabisulfite is a food additive and preservative commonly used in wine making, beer brewing, and the production of various other processed foods. It is composed of white crystalline granules that are soluble in water and has a slightly sulfuric odor. Potassium metabisulfite works by releasing sulfur dioxide gas, which inhibits bacterial and fungal growth, prevents oxidation, and helps to preserve the color and flavor of foods. While it is generally considered safe for consumption in small amounts, some individuals may experience allergic reactions or adverse effects if consumed in large quantities.

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