Ever wondered what those 'flavours' with numbers are? We crack the additives code.
All those mystery numbers at the bottom of ingredients lists? We've got their number. Unless you have an allergy or intolerance, you might think those colours, preservatives, flavours and artificial sweeteners aren't really worth worrying about. But many of the additives usually found in processed foods can have health consequences.
The food and safety experts
Our food experts are certainly the type to analyse the back of the pack. And they know as well as anyone how confusing it can be understanding labels and what's been added to our food. But they've made a career out of making sense of this stuff so you don't need to.
Nutrition, Diet and fitness, Feeding children, Food warnings and safety, Groceries, Packaging labelling and advertising
Food warnings and safety, Nutrition, Groceries, Packaging labelling and advertising
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