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Is this Engineered Food?…….. Transition Streets 3.11

Ready to Eat – highly processed foods, while convenient and tasty, have an ingredients list that highlights the salts, sugars, colourings, and flavour agents needed to give these an appealing appearance, a long shelf life, and to use up cheaper base ingredients.

There is little choice, you have to check the ingredients list –  on the Choice Magazine list of food additives to avoid, and how to recognise them.

There are also phone apps that help you identify the additives by number (called E-Number in Europe).

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Tom Danby, Moonee Valley Sustainability, 2020