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Chemicals in Food

Is lactobacillus harmful?

Lactobacillus is used in the production of lots of foods, actually—cheese and yogurt, sourdough bread, pickled vegetables, and wine and beer. There are helpful strains of lactobacillus living in your digestive tract too. So, to answer the question, lactobacillus is not necessarily bad for you in appropriate quantities.


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