Originally Posted by pdqaltair
I agree with you, but...
Banned as food additive in US.
wiki list's it and borax as still being allowed
List of food additives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
and it is also on the list of allowed food additives at the FDA's website
Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS)
I did find were it was banned in the USA for in in drugs by the FDA