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Pulverized Lime Found in Chinese Flour

This week brought another food safety woe for China when investigations found that some bleaching agents widely used in flour production contained as much as 30 percent pulverized lime.   Limestone is typically used in architecture in the United States and Europe.  Pulverized lime is an inedible ingredient and when ingested, can lead to gradual damage of the lungs… Continue Reading