Highly competitive the Global Food Additives
Market appears fragmented owing to the presence of a sizeable number of well-established players.
"This study presents pivotal evidence that consumption of food containing food additive
E171 (titanium dioxide) affects gut microbiota as well as inflammation in the gut, which could lead to diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer," he said.
Here's a short list of some of the food additives
restricted by the European Union but allowed in American foods.
"Consumers' knowledge and safety perceptions of food additives
: Evaluation on the effectiveness of transmitting information on preservatives." Food Control, 2011; 22.7: 1054-1060.
But the demand for food additives
is quite dynamic with food ingredient suppliers and manufacturers focusing on enhancing existing products through innovative technologies that can satisfy customer's requirements and introducing new product in the market.
"This state of affairs might not matter if all food additives
were safe at current levels of intake.
As a natural outcome, analysis of food additives
came into focus, especially for the assessment of their harmful potentials and quantitative or qualitative value of risks related to their use .
The federal government also made safety decisions on 1,483 direct food additives
, 3,007 indirect food additives
, 802 food-contact substances, 120 prior-sanctioned substances, 148 color additives, and 581 pesticide chemicals/residues.
Over the years I've entered the controversial argument about food additives
, particularly food colouring and children's behaviour, as each flurry of news attempted to associate the two.
Summary: RIYADH: Participants of the first international conference on halal food under way in Riyadh on Monday stressed the dire need for legal standards to determine the lawfulness food additives
"Congress established our food additive
regulatory program more than 50 years ago, and it does not stand up well to scrutiny based on today's standards of science and public transparency," said Tom Neltner, Food Additives
Project director in the Pew Health Group.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (OMA) has launched an International Food Additive
Database designed to provide industry with easy access to accurate and current regulatory requirements on food additives
in importing countries around the world.