Deciphering numbers and names on ingredient lists can be tricky and may deter some consumers from buying certain products. But how do you know if they are bad for you?
EFSA Panel reports re-evaluation of emulsifier E471 as food additive.
During the last days, the recent ”Re-evaluation of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids (E471) as food additives” conducted by an EFSA panel has attracted attention also in food magazines and websites.
Science supports the limits for food additives
Food safety is not a subject that should be taken lightly. Research in this area is important when it comes to recommending safe limits but it’s just the tip of the iceberg.
New perspective on the effects of dietary emulsifiers on gut microbiota
A new publication authored by researchers at the FDA concludes ”….our updated dietary exposure estimates for these seven emulsifiers, did not raise safety concerns at the current specified levels of use."