I have done some research on this site and I would say based upon the various comments that you are probably close to the line of using and not using. If it was me and the fact that I only need 1/2 a pound for my recipe I would use it. But this is my opinion from reading several post on this site.
I am prepared to meet my maker, however, I am not sure that my maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me. -Churchhill