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Food Additives

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LadyScozz Report 1 Dec 2012 01:09

What are we eating and drinking?

There's a thread on here somewhere, but I can't find it.

Have a look at:

I just opened a bottle of soft drink with Preservative 211 in it.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 1 Dec 2012 04:44

I hate all this stuff we consume without realising, I mentioned aspartame in a thread recently as I try hard to avoid it where possible, but it would be such a limited diet if we tried to avoid all these other things too. Oh for the simple life, eh?



LadyScozz Report 1 Dec 2012 05:14

You've got that right Liz.

One of my brothers is coliac (spelling?).. he's found out the hard way just how many foods contain wheat. Scary. Eating out anywhere or trying to get something for lunch is a nightmare.

I'm allergic to peanuts. I ALWAYS read labels, it's so annoying to find "may contain traces of nuts" on packets.

I know they have to do this if (for example) plain biscuits or chocolates are manufactured on the same machines they make nutty ones......... but what sort of nuts?



David Report 1 Dec 2012 09:27

Far too much refined sugar

Keeps dentists in a job


badger Report 1 Dec 2012 09:46

I have started making my own bread,after finding out that nearly all the commercial bakers are adding ground up human hair to the mix,seems like it gives a better consistency to mixing process ,yuk ,they don't put THAT among the ingredient list on the packets :-( Fred.


LadyScozz Report 1 Dec 2012 10:13

White bread usually contains plaster of paris & parts of chicken feathers

Not joking!



maggiewinchester Report 1 Dec 2012 11:55

My sister bought some pate - it tasted really nice - until I read the ingredients, amongst the vaious e-number was - connective tissue. Ugh!!

I bought the next pate........


Merlin Report 1 Dec 2012 13:22

Only one good preservative I can recomend,Malt Whisky,avoid all the rest for health and safety reasons. :-D :-D :-D :-D


LadyScozz Report 1 Dec 2012 22:55

lol Merlin :-D

I agree - Whisky means "water of life" :-D

In moderation of course!