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How do I search for a food additive?

Since the publication of the 4th book edition of The Chemical Maze Shopping Companion there has been a growing awareness of what we are putting in our mouths and on our skin. This is no easy task, but many hundreds of hours of research have been rewarded with feedback from consumers showing that The Chemical Maze is a App whose time has well and truly come.

Can I search using INS Numbers?

You can either enter the food additive name or the INS number in to Apps. For example you can type in 951 or e951 and it will return the details for Aspartame

Am I able to scan barcodes or food ingredients?

Unfortunately due to the lack of standard food barcode databases not being readily available that carry the list of additives included, we cannot offer this feature. We are however working with a number of providers to allow this functionality to be added in the near future.

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