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Is potassium lactate vegan?

Potassium lactate is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is potassium lactate?

Potassium lactate is a food ingredient commonly used as a preservative and flavoring agent. It is a potassium salt of lactic acid and is known for its ability to extend the shelf life of foods by inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria. It is also used to enhance the taste and texture of processed meats, poultry, and seafood. Additionally, potassium lactate is a common ingredient in sports drinks, as it helps to replenish electrolytes lost during exercise. This versatile ingredient is generally recognized as safe by the FDA and is a popular choice among food manufacturers seeking to improve product quality and safety.

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