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Why is my pickled cauliflower pink?


Color pigments in some varieties of cauliflower turn pink in the acid vinegar solution. Commercially pickled cauliflower is treated with sulfur dioxide to prevent this color change. Pink cauliflower is safe to eat. 
 

 

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