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1403: Bleached starch

Prepared by treating starch with bleaching agents. The starch is partially degraded and oxidised.

Function & characteristics:
Thickening agent and stabiliser

Many food products, pharmaceuticals

Acceptable Daily Intake:
None determined

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None, modified starches can be used by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians. is an initiative of Stichting Food-Info, The Netherlands

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