Lecture Six

Lecture Six - Lecture Six Food Additives Ingredients in...

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    Lecture Six Food Additives
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    Ingredients in foods Serve a variety of functions Historically: Salt to preserve brine Herbs and spices to enhance flavor Sugar to preserve Today: Food supply is safe, nutritious, flavorful, colorful and affordable.
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    Additive vs. Ingredient? What’s the difference?
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    Food Ingredient Components included in a food which may be considered foods in themselves. Usually extracted from agricultural products which have been processed Flour Sugar Tomato paste Usually do not create safety concerns
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    Food Additive An ingredient present in a food, either incidentally (usually as a contaminant or naturally occurring substance) or intentionally to serve a specific purpose.
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    Food Additive Database Maintained by U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Contains 3000+ substances
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    Additives Are included in manufactured (processed) foods Fulfill a specific purpose Usually not considered food by itself, must be included in a recipe Color Antioxidant Alter color i.e. : white American Cheese + Carotene yellow American Cheese Flavor preservative
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    Incidental Food Additive Unintentionally passed to a food through the packing material from the food container or present in the food processing process. Is the molecule present from the field to the manufacturing plant to distribution?
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    Food Contaminants Found in food by accident or the result of the use of a chemical substance in a prior step of the food production process Environmental pollution Lead in soil Pesticide use aflatoxin
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  Food Additive Terminology  of the U.S. Restoration—replacement of a lost or destroyed nutrient during food processing. Example—vitamin A in milk
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course NUTR 790 taught by Professor Tangel during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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