Problems Associated With Food Preservatives?

Answer Many Americans eat processed food full of preservatives, often from a box. Food producers use preservatives to prevent bacteria from growing and prolong a product's shelf life. Preservatives can al... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Problems Associated With Food Preservatives

Why do people put preservatives in our food?

People have used food preservatives throughout history to prevent food from spoiling. This helps prevent food waste and food-borne illnesses.PurposePreservatives help prevent the growth of bacteria... Read More »

Are there really no preservatives in jarred baby food?

I do not have a problem with commercial baby food, however I chose to make my own for economical reasons as well as better food choices. 1 sweet potato can make the equivalent of 5-6 ounces of foo... Read More »

Can food preservatives cause irritable bowel syndrome?

On One Hand: IBS is complicatedIrritable Bowel Syndrome has no specific cause. Instead, its sufferers often have a series of triggers that set off stomach discomfort. For some IBS sufferers, food p... Read More »

Why does preservatives and preservation make food unhealthy?

because preservatives cause health problems for example-cancers of many types-asthma attacks-vomiting-chest pains-high blood pressure - breathing problems and many more health problems