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Unformatted text preview: 3.4.2 Additives in Food Direct Additives in Food • antimicrobial agents sugar; salt; nitrites • antioxidants vitamins C & E; BHT; sulfites Direct Additives in Food • colors artificial or natural sources (e.g. caramel, annato, carmine) • flavors & flavor enhancers natural flavors from plant extracts e.g. vanilla, peppermint, almond artificial flavors may be chemically synthesized, e.g. vanillin, maple MSG = common flavor enhancer Direct Additives in Food • texture & stability of food emulsifiers e.g. lecithin gums anticaking agents • nutrient additives fortify/ enrichment maintain nutrient composition Indirect Additives in Food • microwave packaging active packaging passive packaging Use glass or ceramic containers labeled microwave safe to cook or heat food www.fsis.usda.gov Indirect Additives in Food • hormones e.g. BGH (bovine growth hormone) • antibiotics residues in meat & milk •...
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2008 for the course FSHN 130 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '08 term at Washington State University .

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