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additive

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, Chemistry
additivead‧di‧tive /ˈædətɪv/ noun [countable usually plural] 🔊 🔊 DFHCa substance that is added to food to improve its taste, appearance etc 🔊 permitted food additives 🔊 Our products are free from artificial additives.
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additiveThis product contains no artificial additives.Artificial additives such as colourings, sweeteners and flavour enhancers aren't permitted in baby foods.Extremes in climate will require different additives and preservatives to be used.Also, the Delaney clause forbids any consideration of the many benefits of man-made pesticides and food additives.Pesticide residues, exposure to chemicals at toxic-waste sites, food additives, bird and insect droppings.Foods sold under this label are guaranteed to be free from additives and preservatives.The gasoline additive had leaked from underground storage tanks at a Navy gas station.She may lack something in her diet, obviously in her additives.Larger enterprises, which need a standard product, use plenty of additives.The more natural rock, sea and Maldon salts are completely with additives.food additivesAlso, the Delaney clause forbids any consideration of the many benefits of man-made pesticides and food additives.I have one in each category to offer; the first on fishing and the second on food additives.Pesticide residues, exposure to chemicals at toxic-waste sites, food additives, bird and insect droppings.It has been suggested that this can happen with some food additives, particularly preservatives and synthetic colours.
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