e-number


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e-number

An earlier term for "i-number." See XDI.
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I think most parents are now very concerned about sugar and their children's dental health, and the colourings that go into food and the E-numbers, because some of these things have had an affect on children's behaviour," says Gulshinder, a senior dietitian.
EFSA is evaluating the University of Southampton research that linked seven E-numbers and a preservative with hyperactivity and ill health in children.
E-NUMBER 1: Quinoline Yellow E104 in Banana Flava Shaka Milkshake.
The magazine concludes that additives are essential to provide safe,convenient food all year round but questions the need for E-number ingredients to make food more colourful.
Slane said Ms Brown suffered allergic reactions to everyday substances including E-number food preservatives, gelatine and peanuts.
Many perceive an E-number to be dangerous, as some colours with E-numbers were identified as carcinogens a few years ago.
Ruukki's energy seminar was opened by Mika Vuolle CEO at Equa Simulation Finland Oy, who focused his speech on the new energy efficiency regulations, as well as on the E-number of buildings.
SWEETS and other food containing six E-number colourings which increase hyperactivity in children will have to carry a health warning following a ruling by the European Parliament yesterday.
Failing that we could harness parent power and simply refuse to buy anything with a dodgy e-number.
OK, that doesn't sound that nice, but at least it doesn't have an E-number.
Fuelled by e-number overload (despite cookery lessons, the lads made themselves just one proper meal while they were there), they went on a giant trashing spree, even smashing up all the cameras bought for them to record the occasion.
It is worrying to see to what extent the e-number industry is alive and well.