Preservatives and acidulants

EFSA confirm current exposure levels of food nitrites and nitrates are safe

Nitrite and nitrate are authorised used in meat, fish and cheese products to hinder microbial growth, in particular to protect against botulism. ©iStock/Kuvona

Consumer exposure to nitrites and nitrates as additives used in processed meats is safe for most population groups at existing levels outlined by the European Safety and Food Authority (EFSA). 

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Nestlé to give global Maggi brand a clean label revamp

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Austrian start-up taps into fermentation trend with umami-packed seasoning

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DuPont health & nutrition president on mega mergers, start-up successes and new product launch plans

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Acacia gum improves texture and shelf-life of bread, says supplier

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Naturex looks for partners to develop natural colours and preservatives

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Solina strengthens Eastern European hub with Romanian acquisition

CuanTec currently uses langoustine shells but chitin is also found in crabs, insects and even mushrooms.

Scotland's sustainable circle: CuanTec trials seafood packaging made from seafood waste

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

Smartphone app FoodSwitch shows UK industry is lagging on salt targets

Smartphone app FoodSwitch shows UK industry is lagging on salt targets

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