In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Once an additive has been approved as safe across the European Union, it is assigned an E-number.
- Food campaigners have accused companies of deliberately misleading consumers, many of whom need to check labels for health reasons, by listing a mixture of additive names and E-numbers.
- 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.
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