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Is propyleenglycol vegan?

Propyleenglycol is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is propyleenglycol?

Propylene glycol is a colorless, odorless liquid commonly used in the food industry as a humectant, solvent, and preservative. It has a slightly sweet taste and is often added to processed foods, such as ice cream, to prevent crystallization and maintain texture. Additionally, it's used in non-alcoholic beverages, salad dressings, and baked goods. Propylene glycol is considered safe for consumption by regulatory agencies such as the FDA and is particularly useful for maintaining moisture and stability in food products. However, individuals with certain allergies or sensitivities may experience adverse reactions.

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