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French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Additives, flavourings and processing aids

Small amounts of additives, flavourings and processing aids are put in foods during manufacturing or in the finished product for technological purposes (prolonging shelf life, enhancing taste, etc). Their assessment involves ensuring that they are safe for consumers at the doses used in foods. A brief review of these different substances and a presentation of the Agency's missions regarding them is given below. 

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