Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickeners
and Gelling Agents.
Similar to E481 but with calcium as the
added mineral instead of sodium.
Lactic acid in commercial food is produced either by chemical
synthesis or from bacterial fermentation of a carbohydrate such
as corn sugar. It is considered safe for a milk allergic individual.
Used as a conditioner in dehydrated potatoes (instant mashed
potatoes) and helps to prevent staleing in bread.
No known adverse effects.