Uses: Potassium propionate is in manybakery products, especially bread and various pastries and some dairy products. It is now appearing in biscuits, cakes, buns and store baked bakery products.
Can cause symptoms similar to a gall bladder attack. See also E280 and E281.
Has been linked to potential ADHD in children which is a false diagnosis and should be avoided at all costs by children.
Also, symptoms include, Reactions can be anything from the usual range of food intolerance symptoms: migraine and headaches; gastro-intestinal symptoms including stomach aches, irritable bowel, diarrhoea, urinary urgency, bed wetting; eczema and other itchy skin rashes; nasal congestion.
Dangerous additive and should be avoided.
Description: Potassium propionate is the Potassium salt of propionic acid,E280. It is used as an anti microbial agent in bread to prevent germination of some types of bacteria which causes sticky yellow patches to occur. See E282