Acacia Gum is a safe food additive

The EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) has confirmed on April 6, 2017 the status of acacia gum (also known as arabic gum, or E414) as a food additive with no safety concern and no need for an acceptable daily intake (ADI).

An extensive re-evaluation of acacia gum as a food additive by EFSA started several years ago. It has been conducted by the EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS). On April 6, 2017, the Panel concluded that there is no need for a numerical ADI for acacia gum (E 414), and there is no safety concern for the general population at the rened exposure assessment of acacia gum (E 414) as a food additive.

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