Are food additives as safe as they claim to be?
In Canada, food additives are regulated under Food Protection and Regulations. These regulations state which food additives are permitted for use, as well as accepted use for the additives. While these substances have been rigorously tested before they are allowed, they are considered controversial by members of the public and by some scientists. While some believe they are safe in the quantities allowed in foods, others believe that they can, and do, cause harm.
In this assignment, you will examine the following questions: