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Glucono Delta-Lactone

Alternate Names

GDL, D -gluconic acid , delta-lactone, D -glucono-1,5-lactone

Description

Added to foods as an acid with a sweet taste, it helps to regulate acidity and color in food.

Glucono Delta-Lactone - Quick Stats
Names

GDL, D -gluconic acid , delta-lactone, D -glucono-1,5-lactone

Allergy Information

Uses

Buffer, Acid, Sequestrant, Leavening Agent, Coloring

E-Number

E575

Additional Information



Found In

Jelly powders, soft drink powders, meat mixes, dessert mixes, milk, beer, cottage cheese, canned vegetables, honey, fruit juice, wine. In the curing process for frankfurters, Genoa salami, sausage, meat processing and as a pickling agent.

Possible Health Effects

Excess amounts can cause diarrhea. Could be made from genetically engineered products, primarily genetically modified maize.

Allergy Information

Unknown, May be Genetically Engineered or Modified

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Copyright January 30, 2013 Be Food Smart, Updated 3/12/13




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