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Are food additives necessary and are they safe?
What is a food additive?
Why are additives used in foods?
How are additives regulated?
How are additives approved for use in foods?
Are "natural" additives safer than "artificial" or "man-made" additives?
What are fat substitutes?
Is olestra safe?
Is aspartame safe?
Is monosodium glutamate (MSG) safe?
Are sulfites safe?
What should you do if you suspect you have a food allergy?
Why are decisions sometimes changed about the safety of food ingredients?
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What is a color additive?
What are dyes and lakes?
Do color additives in food cause hyperactivity?
Why are color additives used in foods?
How are color additives regulated?
How are color additives approved for use in foods?
Does FD&C Yellow No. 5 cause any allergic reactions?
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