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Food additive

Introduction: Food additive

Description of Food additive

Food additive: substances which are of little or no nutritive value, but are used in the processing or storage of foods or animal feed; includes antioxidants, food preservatives, colorings, flavorings, antiinfective agents, and excipients and other similarly used substances.
Source: CRISP

Food additive: Substances which are of little or no nutritive value, but are used in the processing or storage of foods or animal feed, especially in the developed countries; includes ANTIOXIDANTS; FOOD PRESERVATIVES; FOOD COLORING AGENTS; FLAVORING AGENTS; ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS (both plain and LOCAL); VEHICLES; EXCIPIENTS and other similarly used substances. Many of the same substances are PHARMACEUTIC AIDS when added to pharmaceuticals rather than to foods.
Source: MeSH 2007

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