E270 - Lactic acid

Group: Preservatives

Description: food acid, acidity regulator; produced by heating and fermenting carbohydrates in milk whey, potatoes, cornstarch or molasses; difficult for babies to metabolise; used in sweets, dressings, soft drinks (sometimes beer) infant formulas and confectionary

Animal Origin: Yes

Warnings: Difficult for babies to metabolize

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