Evaluation of the safety of sodium pectate as a food ingredient.


New potential uses of pectates in food products have recently stimulated interest in re-evaluating the information available concerning the safety of pectins and pectates as food ingredients. Data relevant to this re-evaluation have been obtained in rats in recent 14-day and 13 wk subchronic feeding studies with sodium pectate. Ames tests and other… (More)


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