What is Carob Used for Today?
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5 Carcinogenesis bioassay of locust bean gum (CAS No. 9000-40-2) in F344 rats and B6C3F1 mice (feed study). Natl Toxicol Program Tech Rep Ser . 2003;221:1–99. [Carob (locust) bean gum. http://www.inchem.org/documents/jecfa/jecmono/v16je07.htm . Accessed 6/7/05]
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- Review Date: 09/2014 -
- Update Date: 09/18/2014 -
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