Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Anti-Mold Agents

Anti-Mold Agents

Anti-mold agents are added to food to kill or inhibit the growth of mold. Typically anti-mold agents work by either coating food particles with a substance that inhibits or kills mold in the cell wall, or by the use of bacterial agents that consume mold for food.

Common Anti-Mold Agents
Calcium Acetate
Calcium Propionate
Potassium Propionate
Sodium Diacetate

Common Foods
Baked goods, meats, dairy, sweets, processed foods

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