The industrial age is both a blessing and curse for food production and nutrition. Never before has food hygiene been so advanced, with safe industrial processing techniques, and at-home food storage and preparation too. However, industrial processes have seen many natural and synthetic additives introduced, and in the race for the bottom line, food processing sometimes takes dangerous short-cuts.
Food additives and enhancers are substances that are added to processed foods in order to improve their flavour, appearance, or texture, maintain freshness, increase shelf life and enhance their nutiritional value.
Food can be preserved in the form of home-made jams and pickles, or in filling your freezer with summer's seasonal produce, ready for the winter...
Prevent food-borne illnesses by adopting safe food practices.
Supermarket shelves stacked with cans, jars, bottles, and frozen and chilled products offer a year-round choice of affordable foods.
Preparing meals at home allows you to choose the best ingredients and to use the healthiest cooking methods.
Healthy eating starts with the choices you make when shopping.
Cooked or bought food needs to be handled carefully and stored correctly in order to maintain the quality and taste.
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