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What are the side effects of sodium nitrate?

Sodium nitrate is not currently on the drug market. It has dangerous repercussions as a preservative and may not achieve approval because of these risks. Studies have linked sodium nitrate to the formation of cancer-causing chemicals. This can have serious consequences if the meat does not also contain acid. The cancer risk is especially dangerous for pregnant women.

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