Everything You Need to Know About Food Preservatives

Every decade or so, a certain food ingredient or category is dubbed public enemy number one. In the past, people have railed against fat, sugar, eggs and gluten. Right now, the latest scapegoats are preservatives. Many consumers want to avoid them and ask for companies to scrap them completely. They don’t recognize that food preservatives are necessary and that many of them are perfectly safe as ingredients. Why are food preservatives necessary? These ingredients are essential for … [Read more...]