Manufacturers have widely used sodium benzoate as a preservative in fruit juice, carbonated drinks, pickles, etc
Olestra is a widely used fat substitute, for example in Lay’s Light Chips, Pringles Light chips etc. Olestra is Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) synthetic fat which is not absorbed as it passes through the digestive system, so it has no calories. P&G suggests that replacing regular fat with olestra would
Cyclamate is an artificial sweetener, banned in the United States, but allowed as a tabletop sweetener in diet soft drinks and foods in other countries. It is a controversial high-potency sweetener which was widely used in the United States in diet foods until 1970, at which time it was banned
Azodicarbonamide (ADC) is used commercially all over the world by bakers to strengthen and improve dough, but not enough research has been done on it.
Carrageenan is found in many supplements and food products including milk chocolate, milk products, frozen dinner, soups, yogurt and ice cream. Carrageenan is derived from red seaweed and has been linked to cancer, gastrointestinal problems, inflammation and leaky gut.