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United Kingdom: Natamycin in ripened and processed cheese

Only a few countries allow the use of Natamycin as a food preservation substance. United Kingdom may use this substance in several products. Natamycin could be used in the outer part of ripened and processed cheese. The highest addition level for this products is 12.5 µg/g. It does not affect the food maturing process. The product does not interfere with the food’s natural maturing processes

Always check the law of United Kingdom before using the substance.

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

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