Find out about food additives...What they are, what they contribute to foods, how they are regulated, and how to identify them in the foods you eat.
Learn about food additives in meat and poultry products, including their definition, history, regulation and more. A glossary of commonly used additives and terms is also provided.
Find information from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on benzene, color additives, fat substitutes, food irradiation, preservatives, sweeteners, sulfites, and more.
Learn about artificial sweeteners, their regulation, and relationship to cancer.
Facts you should know about color additive safety.
Read general information about food additives, including functions and side effects. Also in Spanish.
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