The Mystery of Preservatives Griffin Bailey engl-1030 Clemson university fall 2016

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Common preservatives used in soft drinks. Their health effects can vary from provoking asthma attacks to cancer. However, more research needs to be conducted to analyze the true effects.

Many common foods contain preservatives. Cheerios, for example contain Ascorbic Acid.

Labeling

This dish contains a special location for preservatives on its label.

Foods of all kinds have preservatives added to them to extend shelf life. There are many pros and many cons but the consumer should be the one that makes the decision on whether or not to consume them.

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Created with images by ihatemyselfq - "mart spicy beef shop" • JeepersMedia - "Muppets Fruity Cheerios Side Panels" • SteakEat - "Additives In Ground Beef / Nutrition Facts / Hamburger Beef" • chrisbulle - "meat done right"

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