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The probiotic I am taking looks pink. Does this mean it is spoiled or no longer "active"?
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Answer:The probiotic material in powders, capsules and tablets is usually white or off-white. However, some probiotic strains can interact with preservatives used in a supplement, resulting in a pink color, which is not harmful and does not indicate that the probiotic is spoiled or inactive. For more information, see the ConsumerTips section of the Probiotic Supplements Review.
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