Vegan and traditional kimchi have same microbes. Researchers have found that kimchi made without seafood products has the same 'probiotic' bacteria as more traditional kimchi. Source 7z.
I have eaten this hot food and did not even think of the microbes as it was hot. I am not a fan of it but like everything I tried new food stuff to have a complete experience while I was in Korea.
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