Uses: EDTA is used in canned soft drink, tinned white potatoes, salad dressings, egg products, oleomargarine, potato salad, lima beans, mushrooms, pecan pie filling, sandwich spreads
Causes mineral imbalance. Known enzyme and blood coagulant inhibitor. Gastrointestinal disturbances, blood in urine, kidney damage and muscle cramps are side effects.
Banned in Australia. Avoid it. Watch for imported goods.
Description: EDTA usually has a synthetic flavour, texture retainer, anti-gushing agent in beer, preservative, sequestrant and colour promoter.
E385 Calcium Disodium Ethylene
Diamine Tetra-Acetate (EDTA)
ANTI-CAKING/SEQUESTRANT/FIRMING AGENTS/RAISING AGENTS