Food Preservatives Health Effects

An article regarding research into adverse health effects from food preservatives.

Much more than the usual “No added MSG”.

It is only a matter of time, and not much time, before somebody sees “PFAS” and immediately demands that all preservatives are banned from food.

This study is very new and is filled with qualifiers like “may affect the immune response in people”. Before pressing the panic button I would like to see what other workers in the field say about the broad concept and how likely it would be that the listed substances do cause significant harm in the quantities likely to be ingested.


I don’t eat Pop-Tarts, Rice Krispies Treats, Cheez-Its or … :+1:

That they forgot to include salt as one of the most heavily used food additives. It’s use and preservative qualities hardly seems to rate a concern?

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The target was effects on the immune system not the cardiovascular system.

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Good old E319. Quite common in many foods. Been around for a long time, and long evaluated for heath risks.

Yet another beatup story bellowed in the sensationist press from very preliminary medical studies. Which are not surprisingly looking very closely at issues around the pandemic and various vaccinations and possible problems. No matter how minor.