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Is urea carbamide vegan?

Urea carbamide is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is urea carbamide?

Urea carbamide, also known as carbonyl diamide, is an organic compound commonly used in the food industry as a nitrogen-rich fertilizer and animal feed additive. It is a colorless, odorless, and crystalline substance with a mildly bitter taste. Urea carbamide is highly soluble in water, making it a popular ingredient in the production of processed foods, baked goods, and dairy products. Additionally, it can be used as a stabilizer, emulsifier, and thickener in a variety of food formulations. Despite its widespread use, some concerns have been raised about the safety of urea carbamide in high concentrations.

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