Several Categories of Chemicals
Food additives refer to a natural or synthetic chemical substance added to improve the sensory properties (color, fragrance, taste) of food and food quality. In adult food, some additives can be added in accordance with my country’s sanitary standards, but in infant food, the use should be strictly controlled. The detoxification and protection mechanisms in infants and young children are poor, which can easily cause the accumulation of a large number of chemical substances.
The World Health Organization and other countries have stipulated that no food additives should be added to infant foods, and the addition of saccharin, pigments, and flavors should also be restricted as much as possible in children’s foods. Wait. Especially in infant foods under 12 weeks of age, such as infant formulas, cereal products, etc., should be completely free of food additives.