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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

A substance or agent intentionally added to food, generally to commercially processed food. Additives include preservatives, coloring agents, and mineral or vitamin supplements.

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food additives

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 294 words.

Food additives may be natural or artificial. Common natural additives include sugar, salt, corn syrup, baking soda, and pepper. Many

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food additives

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 294 words.

Food additives may be natural or artificial. Common natural additives include sugar, salt, corn syrup, baking soda, and pepper. Many

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food additive

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 25 words.

A substance or agent intentionally added to food, generally to commercially processed food. Additives include preservatives, coloring agents, and mineral

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food additive

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 25 words.

A substance or agent intentionally added to food, generally to commercially processed food. Additives include preservatives, coloring agents, and mineral

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food additive

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

A substance or agent intentionally added to food, generally to commercially processed food. Additives include preservatives, coloring agents, and mineral or vitamin supplements.

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food additive

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 83 words.

A substance added to a food during its manufacture or processing in order to improve its keeping qualities, texture, appearance, or stability or to enhance its taste or colour. Additives...

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Food Additives

Maricel V. Maffini and Sarah Vogel.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 8617 words.

The American diet is dramatically different today than in 1958, when Congress passed the Food Additives Amendment. Innovations in processing, preserving, and packaging have made food more...

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Food additives and contaminants

Diane Benford.

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 2399 words.

Chapter 12 discusses the principles of toxicological risk assessment as applied to food additives and contaminants, their use in assessing consumer safety, and in setting regulatory limits...

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Food additives: an ethical evaluation

Ben Mepham.

in British Medical Bulletin

September 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 6000 words.

Background

Food additives are an integral part of the modern food system, but opinion polls showing most Europeans have worries about them imply an urgent...

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food additive

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 85 words.

A substance added to a food during its manufacture or processing in order to improve its keeping qualities, texture, appearance,

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food additive

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 86 words.

A substance added to a food during its manufacture or processing in order to improve its keeping qualities, texture, appearance,

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food additive

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 82 words.

A substance added to a food during its manufacture or processing in order to improve its keeping qualities, texture, appearance,

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food additive

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 67 words.

Substance introduced into food to enhance flavour, to act as a preservative, to effect a better external coloration or more

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Synergistic Interactions between Commonly Used Food Additives in a Developmental Neurotoxicity Test

Karen Lau, W. Graham McLean, Dominic P. Williams and C. Vyvyan Howard.

in Toxicological Sciences

March 2006; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 7046 words.

Exposure to non-nutritional food additives during the critical development window has been implicated in the induction and severity of behavioral disorders such as attention deficit...

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Antagonistic control of a dual-input mammalian gene switch by food additives

Mingqi Xie, Haifeng Ye, Ghislaine Charpin-El Hamri and Martin Fussenegger.

in Nucleic Acids Research

August 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods in Life Sciences. 8204 words.

Synthetic biology has significantly advanced the design of mammalian trigger-inducible transgene-control devices that are able to programme complex cellular behaviour. Fruit-based benzoate...

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The food additive vanillic acid controls transgene expression in mammalian cells and mice

Marc Gitzinger, Christian Kemmer, David A. Fluri, Marie Daoud El-Baba, Wilfried Weber and Martin Fussenegger.

in Nucleic Acids Research

March 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7662 words.

Trigger-inducible transcription-control devices that reversibly fine-tune transgene expression in response to molecular cues have significantly advanced the rational reprogramming of...

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Expanding the bactericidal action of the food color additive phloxine B to gram-negative bacteria

Reuven Rasooly.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

August 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 3013 words.

Abstract

Phloxine B (D&C red no. 28) is a color additive for food, drugs, and cosmetics. It has been previously shown to have anti-Staphylococcus aureus acti...

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Development and validation of the PEPPER framework (Prenatal Exposure PubMed ParsER) with applications to food additives

Mary Regina Boland, Aditya Kashyap, Jiadi Xiong, John Holmes and Scott Lorch.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 6993 words.

Abstract

Background

Globally, 36% of deaths among children can be attributed to environmental factors. However, no...

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Food additives permitted in the EU

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Other additives

Acid, acidity regulators, anti‐caking agents, antifoaming agents, bulking agents, carriers and carrier solvents, emulsifying salts, firming...

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Food additives permitted in the EU

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1492 words.

Other additives

Acid, acidity regulators, anti‐caking agents, antifoaming agents, bulking agents, carriers and carrier solvents, emulsifying salts, firming...

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