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Is potassium benzoate vegan?

Potassium benzoate is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is potassium benzoate?

Potassium benzoate is a food preservative that is commonly used to extend the shelf life of various products. It is a white, crystalline powder that is water-soluble and has a slightly sweet taste. Potassium benzoate works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria, yeast, and mold, which helps to prevent spoilage and maintain product freshness. This ingredient is commonly used in soft drinks, juices, pickles, and other acidic food products. While generally recognized as safe by the FDA, some studies have linked potassium benzoate to potential health concerns, such as hyperactivity in children and damage to DNA.

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