Foodstuff additives are substances or mixtures of substances that are added to foodstuffs as an ingredient during the production, processing or storage for technological or sensory reasons.
The types of additives includes dyes, flavour enhancers, preservatives, antioxidants, sweeteners, stabilisers, emulsifiers, smelting salts, thickening agents and aromas.
Their usage is regulated in Switzerland by the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs Ordinance on Additives (EDI, ZuV). Here, the permitted additives and their quantitative limits are defined and are listed in the form of an applications list.
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