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Argentina: Natamycin in cheese

Argentina approves use Natamycin in some of its products. Keep in mind this a substance with limitations around the world. Natamycin may be applied in the outside of cheese, processed cheese, requeijao, and ricotta without exceeding the 12.5 µg/g. This product is useful for preventing the appearance of fungi and yeasts for a long period of time. It’s a fungicide that prevents yeasts and moulds from appearing in foods.

The legislation in Argentina of this substance is subject to change. It is recommended to check the legislation of each country.

Source: DAVIDSON, P. Michael; SOFOS, John N.; BRANEN, A. Larry (ed.).Antimicrobials in food. CRC press, 2005.

VGP, specializing in the manufacture, distribution and sale of Natamycin to major food industries worldwide since 1988. 

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