List of food additives, Codex Alimentarius
The following is a list of food additives as organized by the
Codex AlimentariusCommittee. The International Numbering Systemnumbers below (INS #) are assigned by the committee to allow each food additiveto be uniquely identified.
On packaging in the
European Union, approved food additives are written with a prefix of 'E'. Australiaand New Zealanddo not use a prefix letter when listing additives in the ingredients.
In the table below, food additives approved for
Europeare listed with an 'E', and those approved for Australiaand New Zealandwith an 'A'. See also the list of E numbers.
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
* [http://www.codexalimentarius.net/web/more_info.jsp?id_sta=7 Codex Alimentarius]
* [http://www.foodstandards.gov.au/mediareleasespublications/publications/shoppersguide/index.cfm Food Standards Australia New Zealand]
* [http://www.faia.org.uk/ Food Additives and Ingredients Association]
* [http://www.x-sitez.com/allergy/additives/ Northern Allergy Centre's Guide to Food Additives]
* [http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/colorfac.html USFDA: Food Color Facts]
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