Additives to avoid

Avoid below Additives especially for children

Color:

102,104,110,120,122,123,124,127,129,132,133,142,143,151,155

Preservatives and examples of food types they are in :

Sorbates: Cheese and cheese based products dips, drinks

200,201,202,203

Bensoates: soft drinks and cordials

210,211,212,213

Suphites: dried fruits, cardinals, juices and processed meats.

220,221,222,223,224,225,226,227,228

Nitrates: cured & processed meats (ham, bacon, hotdogs) prohibited for use in food for infants.

249,250,251,252

Proprionates: bread and bakery products

280,281,282,283

Artificial Flavours: All they don't have numbers

Flavour Enhancers:

620-625 Glutames inc MSG, 627 Disodium Guanylate, 631 Disodium Insinate, 635 Ribonucleotides, Hydrolysed Vegetable Protein (HVP)

Artificial Sweeteners:

950-963

Fat:

Hydrogenated or Trans Fats

Antioxidants- often in oils

310,311,312,319,320,321,385

Thickeners:

407,466

Anti-caking agents/Emulsifiers:

431,433,435,436,530,533,900,914

Miscellaneous:

943a,950,952,954,1201,1520,1521