incidental additives

incidental additives

[in′siden′təl]
Etymology: L, incidere, to happen, additio, something added
material added to food by the use of pesticides, herbicides, or chemicals used in food processing.
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All ingredients must be declared, even incidental additives, when they are allergens.
These incidental additives in food packaging can sometimes be transferred to the food.
Spices, flavorings, colorings and incidental additives containing a major food allergen are subject to the new requirements, and will also be covered by additional regulations to be issued for the disclosure of a food allergen other than a major allergen.
Spices, flavors, colors, and incidental additives, however, are exempt from this requirement.