Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickeners
and Gelling Agents.
Found in magarine and similar fat emulsions for frying purposes.
In laboratory tests oxidised and heated (modified) fats fed
in very large amounts to test animals have shown to produce
toxic symptoms including liver and thyroid changes and the development
of tumours. The minute quantities in food for human consumption
are not thought to present any risk.
May be of Genetically modified origin as manufactured from