The Role of Food Additives Part 2: Preservatives

Continuing from her article on food additives we shared last week, Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RDN walks through the role of food preservatives in food, types of preservatives, their regulations, and safety of these ingredients in the article “The Vital Role of Food Preservatives” in Food and Beverage Magazine from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. When formulating foods, it is essential to preserve food in a way that prevents foodborne illness for those who consume it, while also using preservation methods that are safe and approved by regulatory bodies. For more great information, click the link above to read the full article.

Read the first part of this news story here.