Calcium stearoyl-2-lactylate
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Similar to E481 but with calcium as the added mineral instead of sodium.

Lactic acid in commercial food is produced either by chemical synthesis or from bacterial fermentation of a carbohydrate such as corn sugar. It is considered safe for a milk allergic individual.

Used as a conditioner in dehydrated potatoes (instant mashed potatoes) and helps to prevent staleing in bread

No known adverse effects