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Is xanthan gum harmful to dogs

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr Scott Nimmo replied 8 years ago.
Thanks for the question,

Xanthan gum is found in many human food products such as salad dressings, sauces
and ice cream, also in toothpaste.

In direct answer to your question : Xanthan gum at the concentrations found in human foodstuffs is not in any way harmful to dogs

I know this because of scientific data from studies such as this one :

If I can help you further please get back in touch.

Scott Nimmo BVMS
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