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Food additive

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  1. are substances added to food to preserve flavour or improve its taste and appearance

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  2. Some additives have been used for centuries

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  3. for example, preserving food by pickling (with vinegar), salting, as with bacon, preserving sweets or using sulfur dioxide as in some wines

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  4. With the advent of processed foods in the second half of the 20th century, many more additives have been introduced, of both natural and artificial origin

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  5. To regulate these additives, and inform consumers, each additive is assigned a unique number

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