ingredient information
Sodium Diacetate
Sodium diacetate is a molecular compound of acetic acid and sodium acetate. In general it is used as an antimicrobial agent in baked goods and other foods, and inhibits growth of many deleterious micro-organisms in dough and bread. At the same time its mild acid properties develop the pastry aroma without introducing too much acid or shallow a flavor character note. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) affirmed sodium diacetate as a direct food substance generally recognized as safe (GRAS) and permitted the use in food with no limitation other than current good manufacturing practice