Food additives

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  • Disadvantages Of Food Additives

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    Food additives are chemicals that are added to foods to keep them fresh or to enhance their color, flavor, or texture. They might include food colorings, flavor enhancers, or a range of preservatives. Most of the time, food additives are listed on the product label (along with other ingredients), spelt out in full or with a code. Some common food additives may include; artificial sweeteners, high fructose corn syrup, monosodium glutamate (MSG), trans fat, common food dyes, and many more. It all depends

  • The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Food Additives

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    According to Food Act & Regulation 1983,food additive means any safe substance that is intentionally introduced into or on a food in small quantities in order to affect the food’s keeping quality, texture, consistency, appearance, odor, taste, alkalinity, or to serve any other technological function in the manufacture, processing, preparation, treatment, packing, packaging, transport, or storage of the food and the results or may be reasonably expected to result directly or indirectly in the substance

  • Food Additives

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    Secret Behind Food That People Eat The number of consumers has now risen to 200, 000, 000, subjected everyday to a bombardment of poisons in their food and drugs while lying at the mercy of “respectable corporations” (Fuller). While the chefs and sou chefs cooked their customers’ orders, they thought nothing of it. They served it to their customer and while that customer ate, one had an allergic reaction. The customer whose name was Jorma Takala suffers from hyperactivity. Therefore, additives can be dangerous

  • Abstract Of Food Additives

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    Abstract: Food additives are substances that added to food in small amount by food manufacturers while producing or processing food to improve the taste, color, flavor, and appearance of the food. Food preservative is a type of food additives that prevents food from spoilage by inhibiting the growth and reproduction any microorganisms that cause diseases like Clostridia spp, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus and other microorganisms. This can be accomplished by reducing the PH and stabilizing

  • Food Additives Essay

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    Food additives can be found in lots of food that most people consume. Although food additives can make our food look delicious and even taste better, they contain many dangerous chemicals that may affect our health. Food additives can cause health problems in a person’s lifestyle. Many people do not realize the harm it can cause to their bodies. There are many problems, but also solutions to this situation. The solutions to this situation are: stay away from all kinds of additives, do not eat food

  • Food Additives And Its Effects On The Modern World

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    variety of delicious foods such as hamburgers, macaroni and cheese, and even sushi rolls. These meals, in many cases, do not require people to spend much time to prepare them. Instead of time-consuming preparation, people only have to mix up all packed ingredients and then put them into a microwave. In respect of sushi roles, they are usually sold after every cooking process is finished. In other words, all consumers have to do is just open up the package. Because these prepared food products are processed

  • Food Additives And Their Harmful Effects On Consumers ' Health

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    Food Additives and Their Harmful Effects on Consumers’ Health In this increasingly health-conscious culture, many Americans are looking for ways to improve their health. Whether this journey includes adding weight training or subtracting fast food, many travelers alter their footfalls along the way. Exercise is significant, but a nutritious diet is crucial for reaching the final destination. Because of the role that food and drinks play in a wholesome lifestyle, many consumers have scrutinized

  • Aspartame has been known as one of the most famous sweeteners and additives to food. Since its

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    one of the most famous sweeteners and additives to food. Since its discovery in 1965-1969, it has now been developed into a commercial product in which several products use it to enhance its sweetness and taste. Because of this, it has also been a very prosperous commercial product where its company developers get much profit on. Nonetheless, it has been the subject of issue and controversy. Several reports and studies rebuke the suitability of it being a food product stating that it is more known

  • Fast Food Contain Harmful Food Additives

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    Date: 11/11/2012 Fast Food Contain Harmful Food Additives In America, fast food chains are a significant symbol of the American traditional food trends which expand widely and grow fast all over the world. Thus, a large number of Americans eat fast food as their daily diet. However, these tasty fast foods are highly processed foods which are filled with plenty of chemicals, additives and preservatives. By adding these additives and artificial flavorings into fast foods, so the food is attractive and

  • Food Additive

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    INTRODUCTION The use of food additives is an emotional topic which continues to provoke consumer concern. Despite modern-day associations food additives have been used for centuries. Food preservation began when man first learned to safeguard food from one harvest to the next and by the salting and smoking of meat and fish. The Egyptians used colors and flavorings, and the Romans used saltpeter (potassium nitrate), spices and colors for preservation and to improve the appearance of foods. Cooks regularly

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