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E578 : Calcium gluconate

Calcium salt of gluconic acid, E574.

Function & Characteristics:
Anti-caking agent and strengthens the structure of canned vegetables.

Pudding powders, custard, canned vegetables, bakery products.

Acceptable daily intake (ADI):
Up to 50 mg/kg bodyweight

Side effects:
None known

Dietary restrictions:
None. E578 can be used by all religious groups, vegetarians and vegans.


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