Answer these questions. This assignment is just for my personal notes (study guide) only so they can be informal and can be in bullets form.
What is the definition of a food additive?
Name four substances that can be considered food additives?
Describe the difference between intentional and indirect additives.
Why are being food additives being used?
What guidelines do you have to follow, if you want to use an additive in your product?
What is the definition of a color additive?
Why are color additives being used?
Describe certified/exempt from certification colors.
Name and describe 19 food additives.
Who monitors the safety of food additives?
Why are additives regulated?
What is the Delaney Clause?
What amendment addresses color additives?
Describe the approval process of food/color additives.
What does the FDA consider during safety evaluation of food additives?
What is toxicity? How does the FDA determine toxicity of food additives? Describe the different toxic responses.
What is the Ames test and how is used?
Describe the food additive amendment of 1958.
Name the 4 categories of natural pigments.
What are tetrapyrrole pigments? Describe myoglobin’s structure and stability of each.
Describe chlorophyll. What is its structure? What is pheophytin? What is chlorophyllin?
What are anthocyanins? How are they affected by pH?
What are carotenoids? Describe their structure. How many double bonds are needed for color perception?
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