May 2008 Issue

EN Rates 12 Common Food Additives as Safe or Sorry Ingredients

There are more than 3,000 substances approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in foods to, for example, slow spoilage, combat contamination or enhance taste. Here, EN evaluates the safety of 12 often-used additives, allaying some concerns, but raising others.

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