Potassium sorbate is an odourless and tasteless salt that is used as a preservative in food products. It increases the shelf life of foods by stopping the growth of mold, yeast and fungi.
Check for the "Use-by" date on the packaging of Potassium Sorbate (E202).
Excessive consumption of Potassium Sorbate (E202) can cause allergic reactions like itching in the throat, eyes, skin and mouth. It may also cause migraine accompanied by nausea and vomiting. High amount of potassium in the blood may also cause hyperkalemia.(1)
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