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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An organic chemical, a yellow to orange red, odorless, crystalline powder, used in food industry as a food additive, a flour bleaching agent and improving agent and in foaming plastics.


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  • Once the chemistry of this change was understood, millers began using bleaching agents azodicarbonamide, peroxide to whiten flours.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • However, worries about the potential toxicity of bromate residues in the late 1980s led most millers to replace bromate with ascorbic acid vitamin C or azodicarbonamide.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • On the McDonald's website over a dozen ingredients are listed for a Big Mac bun including azodicarbonamide.

    Later On

  • I suspect they are talking about the four lines of chemical-sounding ingredients on the label that are categorized under "dough conditioners" - one of which is something called azodicarbonamide.

    Progressive Bloggers

  • Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on an azodicarbonamide sesame-seed bun!)

    Later On


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