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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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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 Probiotic Supplements Review >>


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This CL Answer initially posted on 4/25/2014. Last updated 8/8/2017.

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