Bananas Sprayed With Substance Derived from Shrimp and Crab Shells
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If you thought fruit was safe for vegans, think again. Non-vegan bananas could be making an appearance at your grocery store. During the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, scientists discussed a new spray that could prevent bananas from becoming over-ripe. However, this spray is made from “hydrogel”, which contains chitosan, a substance derived from shrimp and crab shells.
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