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Is metabisulfito sódico vegan?

Metabisulfito sódico is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is metabisulfito sódico?

Metabisulfito sódico is a food ingredient that is commonly used as a preservative and antioxidant. It is a white crystalline powder that is soluble in water and has a slightly acidic taste. As a preservative, it helps to extend the shelf life of food products by preventing the growth of bacteria and fungi. Additionally, it acts as an antioxidant, protecting food from oxidation and spoilage. Although it is generally recognized as safe by regulatory authorities, some individuals may be sensitive to it and experience allergic reactions. As with any food ingredient, it should be used in moderation and with caution.

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