Types of Food Additives
Food Addictives may be classified as direct or indirect, natural or artificial.
- Direct additives - These are deliberately added to the product, like artificial sweetener which is added to low calorie soft drinks.
- Indirect additives - Food additives, added in very small quantities as a result of a processing or packaging, are indirect addictives(2✔ ✔Trusted Source
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Food additives may also be classified as natural or artificial, depending upon its source. For example corn flour is a natural additive while monodiglyceride is an artificial one.
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