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    Default Additives to Avoid - ESPECIALLY for children

    After a few people asking about what foods to feed their kids that are preservative free etc, I found this info and thought I'd share it. I havent seen it anywhere on the Hub.

    COLOURS
    102, 104, 107, 110, 122, 123, 124, 127, 129, 132, 133, 142, 143, 151, 153, 155, 160b (Annatto), 173, 174, 175
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    PRESERVATIVE & examples of Foods they are in:

    SORBATES Cheese and cheese based products, dips, drinks.
    200, 201, 202, 203

    BENZOATES Soft drinks and cordials.
    210, 211, 212, 213, 216, 218

    SULPHITES Dried fruits, cordials, juices and processed meats.
    220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228

    NITRATES Cured & processed meats (ham, bacon, hotdogs). Prohibited for use in food for infants.
    249, 250, 251, 252

    PROPRIONATES Breads and bakery products.
    280, 281, 282, 283
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    ARTIFICIAL FLAVOURS
    ALL - they don't have numbers.
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    FLAVOUR ENHANCERS
    620-625 Glutames inc MSG
    627 Disodium Guanylate
    631 Disodium Inosinate
    635 Ribonucleotides
    Hydrolysed Vegetable Protien (HVP)
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    ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS
    Aspartame 951, Phenylalanine, Sorbitol 420, Mannitol 421, Maltitol 965, Xylitol 967, Sucralose 955.
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    FAT Hyrdonated or Trans Fats
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    ANTIOXIDANTS - often in oils
    310, 311, 312, 319, 320, 321, 385
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    THICKENERS
    407, 466
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    ANTI-CAKING AGENTS/ EMULSIFIERS
    431, 433, 435, 436, 530, 553, 900, 914
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    MISCELLANEOUS
    943a, 950, 952, 954, 1201, 1520, 1521

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