Why is Trisodium Phosphate Cleaner Additive (TSP) in Food?

Trisodium phosphate cleaner (TSP) in food? Say it isn’t so!! A few months ago we were having dishwasher problems–it just wasn’t cleaning particularly well. A friend suggested trying running Trisodium Phosphate through it a couple of times. She warned me that Trisodium Phosphate was “really strong” and that I should make sure there was plenty of ventilation and to not let it touch my skin. Oooookay. Did not sound particularly safe!! So when I read a Facebook post that there is Trisodium Phosphate in many processed foods, I thought “well, that can’t be right!” But yep, it turned out to be true. Read more about Why is Trisodium Phosphate Cleaner Additive (TSP) in Food?