Translation of E-number in Spanish:


número E, n.

Pronunciation /ˈiˌnəmbər//ˈiːnʌmbə/


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    (aditivo alimentario) número E masculine
    • 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.