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Is méthylparabène vegan?

Méthylparabène is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is méthylparabène?

Méthylparabène, also known as methylparaben, is a common food preservative used to extend the shelf life of various products. This white, crystalline powder is a type of paraben, a group of compounds frequently employed in the food industry due to their potent antimicrobial properties. Méthylparabène can be found in a wide range of food items, such as baked goods, beverages, processed meats, and sauces, to name a few. While this ingredient has been approved for use by regulatory agencies, some studies have raised concerns about its potential impact on human health and the environment.

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