Potassium Sorbate

Potassium sorbate is used to inhibit molds, and yeasts in many foods, such as cheese, wine, yogurt, dried meats, and baked goods. It can also be found in the ingredients list of many dried fruit products. Also, it is used in many personal care products to inhibit the development of microorganisms for shelf stability. It is used by many manufacturers as safe replacement for parabens.