Conheça o livro e compre online. A Consumer's Dictionary Of Food Additives – Winter, Ruth – ISBN: 0307408922.
This reference provides the reader all the facts about the relative safety and side effects of more than 12,000 ingredients that end up in the food as a result of processing and curing, such as preservatives, food-tainting pesticides, and animal drugs. For example, drugs used to tranquilize pigs may sedate diners. There are several entries and topics covered include information about discovered resistant strains of bacteria credited to the antibiotics added to animal feed, as well as startling statistics on the amount of money spent on certain additives each year – $1.4 billion – on just flavorings and flavor enhancers.