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Bryana C.

asked • 08/09/17

Sodium benzoate in carbonated beverages

Sodium benzoate is a common food preservative and can be commonly found in the ingredient list of carbonated beverages. Carbonated beverages also contain phosphoric acid and are highly acidic. Explain why using the term 'sodium benzoate' is not a completely accurate representation of what is in the beverage.

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Dave M. answered • 09/07/17

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