artificial additive

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Noun1.artificial additive - an additive to food intended to improve its flavor or appearance or shelf-lifeartificial additive - an additive to food intended to improve its flavor or appearance or shelf-life
additive - something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
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The Midlands Co-ordinating Group on Trading Standards, which covers the West Midlands and parts of Shropshire, said 36 of 70 "intensely coloured" dishes contained excessive levels of artificial additive.
That sweetness is backed up by a drizzle of molasses, so this sauce has none of the highly refined sugar that tops the ingredient list of most bottled barbecue sauces, nor the artificial additives.
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Compared to their millennial counterparts a decade ago, 18- to 24-year-olds today are more likely to look for organic or natural foods when they go food shopping and to prefer foods without artificial additives. They also are more likely to be vegetarians.
Mr Young tells investigators for Channel 5's Secrets of Your Supermarket Food, to be shown on Thursday, that although the ingredients pass tests, "history is littered with artificial additives that one day are safe and then people start questioning them".
The soybean milk, which contains no cholesterol, artificial additives and preservatives, is an excellent source of protein and new diet trend in the world.
"The vision to create air-dried, nutrient-packed meals that are free from grains, fillers and artificial additives has given us a real point of difference here and in international markets.
Sporting the tagline Nothing Else Like It, Ella is made from pure espresso and low-fat milk, is free of artificial additives or preservatives and is encased in a 100 per cent recyclable capsule.
The chain also expands the Clean Label series, which includes meat products in a completely clean recipe without artificial additives, which is an innovation for the Bulgarian market, the company said.