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.
Wondering what acrylamide is and how it forms in food? This FDA resource explains the basics about this chemical and its safety.
Find information from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on benzene, color additives, fat substitutes, food irradiation, preservatives, sweeteners, sulfites, and more.
Facts you should know about color additive safety.
Many foods or beverages are flavored—but how can you tell where those flavors come from?
Learn about artificial sweeteners, their regulation, and relationship to cancer.
Read general information about food additives, including functions and side effects.
Get information on popular sugar substitutes including aspartame, sucralose, saccharin, stevia, and more.
Find out what Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are and what restrictions are placed on them.