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Flashcard: Additives in Food – Leaving Cert Home Economics

Additives – Any substance added to food including colourings, flavourings, antioxidants, preservatives, physical conditioning agents and nutritive additives. Antioxidant – A type of additive added to food to prevent oxidative rancidity e.g. vitamin E added to vegetable oils. Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA) – An example of an artificial antioxidant made from… Continue Reading →