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Name two important chemical preservatives permitted for food preservation.

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Chemicals prevent the growth of the microorganisms. Jam, Pickles also preserved by adding chemicals like salt, vinegar, spices, sugar. 

Potassium metabisulphite and sodium benzoate are used as preservatives for ketchup and squashes.

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