In the process of food preservation, the potassium nitrate common ingredients of bacon since the middle ages, but its use has been mostly discontinued due to inconsistent results compared to more modern nitrate and nitrite compounds.
Even so, saltpeter is still used in some food applications, such as charcuterie and the brine used to make corned beef. Although nitrate salts have been suspected of producing the carcinogen nitrosamine, both sodium and potassium nitrates and nitrites have been added to meats in the US since 1925, and nitrates and nitrites have not been removed from preserved meat products because nitrite and nitrate inhibits the germination of C. botulinum endospores, and thus prevents botulism from bacterial toxin that may otherwise be produced in certain preserved meat products.
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