Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ISSN:2582-1423)

Short CommunicationVolume 5 Issue 8

Calcium Propionate - Health Food?

Leonard W Heflich*

Innovation for Success, LLC, USA

*Corresponding Author: Leonard W Heflich, Innovation for Success, LLC, USA.

Received: April 30, 2021; Published: July 06, 2021

Citation: Leonard W Heflich. “Calcium Propionate - Health Food?”. Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 5.8 (2021): 15-16.

  Calcium propionate has been used as a mold inhibitor in bakery products for over 50 years. I have a bread bag from the mid 60’s that makes the audacious claim “Now with Calcium Propionate for Added Freshness”. How the world has changed! Today, calcium propionate is viewed by many consumers and activists as a potentially harmful chemical preservative that should be removed from bakery products. There is evidence that calcium propionate is different from other ingredients used as preservatives and deserves to be treated separately. Let’s examine the facts.


Copyright: © 2021 Leonard W Heflich. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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