benzoate of soda


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benzoate of soda

benzoate of soda

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(Elements & Compounds) another name for sodium benzoate
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Noun1.benzoate of soda - a white crystalline salt used as a food preservative and antiseptic
benzoate - any salt or ester of benzoic acid
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Wiley, the Food and Drug Administration's first director, tried to stop the sale of bleached flour, catsup containing benzoate of soda, canned corn containing saccharine, baking powder with aluminum salts, dried fruits treated with sulfur dioxide, and other products.
The final topping of this unhealthy concoction is lots of preservatives, such as BHA, BHT, Ethoxyquin, propyl gallate, benzoate of soda plus artificial colorings and flavorings.