Potassium bromate is one of those food ingredients you love to hate. For example, added to bread, it helps to make a consistent finished product, but -- being a chemical additive -- it turns off the consumer. The news is getting worse and bromate may need to be replaced entirely. At first, the bromate was thought to convert to a harmless compound called bromide. But over the last several years, researchers have found out differently. The problem is that potassium bromate was found to cause ...

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