A food additive is any chemical substance that is added to food during preparation or storage and either becomes a part of the food or affects its characteristics for the purpose of achieving a particular technical effect.
Under the Food and Drug Regulations, food additives do not include:
food ingredients such as salt, sugar, starch;
vitamins, minerals, amino acids;
spices, seasonings, flavouring preparations;
veterinary drugs; or
food packaging materials.
Lists of Permitted Food Additives
Even more list to check out – Archived Lists
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