Studies show that potassium bromate has a negative impact on Ca²⁺ATPase in the liver, kidneys, and possibly in the brain.
Check food labels on all baked goods for the ingredient potassium bromate or bromated flour.
Although phased out in most consumer flour products, General Mills continues to sell approximately 20 varieties of commercial flours that contain potassium bromite.
Supermarket bread and pastry products may utilize such flour due to its increased ease of use. Check directly with establishments to see what type of flour is used. It may not be listed on the products as brominated, despite the fact that it contains brominated flour.