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Chemical Food Additives

Name Food Additives
Equivalent Terms Additive, Food | Additives, Food | Food Additive
Definition Substances which are of little or no nutritive value, but are used in the processing or storage of foods or animal feed, especially in the developed countries; includes ANTIOXIDANTS; FOOD PRESERVATIVES; FOOD COLORING AGENTS; FLAVORING AGENTS; ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS (both plain and LOCAL); VEHICLES; EXCIPIENTS and other similarly used substances. Many of the same substances are PHARMACEUTIC AIDS when added to pharmaceuticals rather than to foods.
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MeSH® ID D005503
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ChemicalsChemical Actions and Uses Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Specialty Uses of Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Food Additives Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Food Additives Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  Fat Substitutes
  Food Coloring Agents Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  Food Preservatives Has associated genes Has associated diseases