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Food Additives

Food additives are often used in food in order to make them safer, tastier, more attractive, more stable etc.. Examples include benzoic acid in soft drinks, sweeteners in sugarless chewing gums and colours in Chinese New Year food. The information below will help you understand more about food additives.

Overview on Food Additives

Aluminium
  Risk in Brief - Aluminium in Food Uploaded on 31/5/2013  
  Food Safety Focus - Aluminium in Food  
  Risk Assessment Studies - Aluminium in Food  
Benzoic acid
  Food Safety Focus - Benzoic Acid in Milk  
  Risk Assessment Studies - Dietary Exposure to Benzoic Acid from Prepackaged Non-alcoholic Beverages of Secondary School Students  
Benzoyl Peroxide
  Food Safety Focus - Benzoyl Peroxide in Flour  
Boric Acid
  Food Safety Focus - Boric Acid and Borax in Food  
  Risk in Brief - Use of Boric Acid and Borax in Food  
Canthanxanthin
 

Risk in Brief - Canthanxanthin in Food

 
Colouring matters
  Food Safety Files - Colouring Matters in Food  
  Risk Assessment Studies - Use of Preservatives and Colouring Matter in Chinese New Year Foods  
Formaldehyde
  Risk in Brief - Formaldehyde in Food  
  Food Safety Focus - Formaldehyde in Food  
  Food Safety Focus - Formaldehyde in Creamy Candies  
Hydrogen peroxide
  Risk in Brief –Use of Hydrogen Peroxide in Food  
Red 2 G
  Food Safety Focus - Red 2G in Melon Seeds and Chinese Sausage  
  Risk in Brief - Red 2 G in Food  
Steviol Glycosides
 

Risk in Brief - Steviol Glycosides in Food

 
Sulphur Dioxide
  Food Safety Files - Sulphur dioxide in longan  
  Food Safety Files - Sulphur dioxide in Meat  
Sweentener
  Risk in Brief - Sweeteners in Foods  
 

Risk Assessment Studies - Sweetener in Confectionery Products (Chinese Version Only)

 
 

Risk Assessment Studies - Risk assessment on artificial sweeteners in beverages

 
 
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Last Revision Date : 30-07-2013