Will Google's SERP show the ampersand (&) or the ampersand HTML entity
& in its snippet? Here is my description meta tag:
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Unless something is wrong on Google’s side, they’ll display
& if used in HTML.
(Note that in HTML5 you don’t have to encode the ampersand in your specific example, because it’s not ambiguous.)