UC Food Safety
University of California
UC Food Safety

Food Additives and Preservatives

  • Additives in Meat and Poultry Products (USDA)  This fact sheet produced by the USDA discusses food additives in meat and poultry, specifically, the types of additives commonly used and their history and regulation.
  • Food Ingredients & Packaging: Food Ingredients and Colors (FDA)  This link provides general information about the history and regulation of food additives, answers to commonly asked questions and a table listing popular food additives and their function in foods.

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