1 Public wants guarentees 2 Stay away from Junk Science Topic 6 Food Additives

1 public wants guarentees 2 stay away from junk

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1. Public wants guarentees 2. Stay away from Junk Science Topic 6: Food Additives Lesson 1: Food Additives I Video 1 Wax is added to vegetables: beeswax, carnauba wax, candelilla wax, shellac - Once an apple is picked it is rushed to be cleaned and natural wax from the apples get moved around Morpholine: added to wax to make it easier to apply to apples - It’s a naturally occurring chemical in the body to form “nitroso-morpheline” - Amounts are so minimal - Not any danger Canada health: “Morpholine as used in apple coating does not represent a risk to human health” Nitrate is naturally present in cabbage: when reacting with the body cavity it forms Nitrosamines – could potential be a carcinogen - Reassured the media about it Video 1 Add for shoppers sparkling water: made with no caffeine, sodium or scientists French news paper: wax added to apples Beeswax, carnuba wax (shoe polish, natural), candelilla wax, shellac Apples are waxed to remove pesticide residue and natural wax which prevents apples from drying out Morpholine added to wax, no risk to human health Nitrates in cabbage Self quiz A wax coating may be added to an apple to replace natural wax that is removed during washing and to help prevent moisture loss. Wax added to lemons Video 2 Romans wine was fortified with lead acetate In middle ages it was common to add copper salts to make veggies greener Bakers in 18th century added Plaster of Paris CaSO4 to bread to make it more dense When baker ran out of Plaster of Paris, used Arsenic As2O3 Natural also contains toxic chemicals Lima beans have sionide compounds
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Cassava roots also have cyanide, people poisoned Salfrole tea Wileswood popcorn Pure vegetable oil Natural salt This chemical which is found in sassafras leaves is a known carcinogen. Safrole or shrikimol Video 3 Chicken noodle soup Salt number 2 ingredient 2 g per day of salt recommendation Sugar is also one of the most added ingredient food additive Salary comes from salarium term in latin Associated with high blood pressure Does not mean everyone is effected with too much salt Video 4 Monosodium Glutamate 1lb per year of chemicals 2000 chemicals Seaweed Kikunae Ikenda 1908 Basic tastes 1 Sour 2 Sweet 3 Salty 4 Bitter 5 Umami (improved taste of food that it is added too) Increases salivation Increased sensitivity CRS = chinese restaurant syndrome Sweating, chest pain, similar to heart attack Kwoks Disease MSG in Chinese oriental restaurants Glutamic Acid, in cheese, tomatos
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Produced in labs Molasses----bacteria---Glutamic acid-----MSG MSG is responsible in some individuals for adverse, not allergic reactions because it does not involve immune system MSG can trigger astama Video 5 short New taste Kokumi Video 6 Salt as preservative Louis Pasteur Micro organisms coming from outside that cause food to go bad Le experience du col de cygne Salt is good at keeping organisms out through osmosis Osmosis Movement of a solvent, through a semi-permeable membrane, from a region of a low solute concentration to a
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