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Bone Phosphate

Posted on May 05, 2015 by The VRG Blog Editor

By Jeanne Yacoubou MS, VRG Research Director

While doing an update on anti-caking agents The Vegetarian Resource Group noticed several websites listing bone phosphate as a possible source. To the best of our knowledge, bone phosphate is not used in foods. No company that we know of manufacturing or selling food-grade anti-caking agents uses bone phosphate as a source. Bone phosphate has several industrial uses including fertilizer:

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