Warning : Attention! Risk of choking for children!
Comment : Obtained from seaweed. Used in caramel products, flavored milk, thickened cream and yoghurt. In small amounts Absent adverse reactions. Large quantities can inhibit the absorption of some nutrients.
E407 (E 400-499 Tires, thickeners, stabilizers and emulsifiers)
Comment : Obtained from seaweed. Recently demonstrated its relationship to cancer, since the treatment with ethylene oxide (to be used for the cold sterilization of the product) is formed of ethylene chlorohydrin, which is highly carcinogenic activity. There are also toxic properties associated with ulceration and cancer. The most serious injuries have breakdown products of Carrageenan. Although it is used in natural form in the gut during degradation produce different degradation products.
E410 (E 400-499 Tires, thickeners, stabilizers and emulsifiers)
Warning : May cause nausea, flatulence and cramps.
Comment : Obtained from the seeds of Cyamoposis tetragonolobus, a plant grown in India. Used to feed the cattle in the United States. May cause nausea, flatulence and cramps. Lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood.
E417 (E 400-499 Tires, thickeners, stabilizers and emulsifiers)
Warning : Consumption in large quantities is dangerous to health. The liver fails to process it instantly into energy and converts it into fat. Increases the risk of cardiovascular problems, insulin resistance and diabetes.
Comment : Provides the body with only calories without minerals, vitamins and other nutrients.
Warning : Increases the amount of bad cholesterol, and is a factor in the preparation of cardio-vascular diseases. More dangerous than animal fats. It is believed it causes many other diseases: Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes, disorders of liver functions belong.
Comment : There are trends in Europe and America to limit its use in food