Preservatives to Avoid?

Answer Food manufacturing companies add preservatives to food to keep it in good condition for longer periods of time. This helps avoid waste and keep costs down. While preservatives have a reputation for... Read More »

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Uses of Preservatives?

Preservatives, both natural and artificial, are used to maintain the shelf life and characteristics of various food items. Methods of preserving foods have been used for centuries and include natur... Read More »

Homemade Timber Preservatives?

Log cabins and other wooden structures need to be protected from fungi, rot and bugs. Wood preserver will last the life of your structure if after treatment it is properly maintained with an exteri... Read More »

What is in flower preservatives?

Cut flowers need three ingredients to survive---carbohydrates, biocides and acidifiers, according to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. So, the ingredients in flower preservatives are a teaspoon of sugar... Read More »

Preservatives Used in Cream?

All cream based products contain water, which require preservatives to keep out bacteria and or fungus. Since bath salts, body oils and soaps do not contain water, they contain natural preservative... Read More »