19 food additives banned in the Russian Federation 04:25

Since February 27, the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) (Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan) has banned the use of 19 food additives, including the famous sweetener stevia. The relevant decision of the EAEU Council is published on the official website. associations.

It took eight years to amend the Customs Union’s technical regulations on food additives. As a result of extensive research with a large sample, the list of food additives, flavors and processing aids was reduced from 362 to 349.

According to the document, in addition to stevia, the ban also affected formic acid (E236), canthaxanthin dye (E161g), acidity regulator ammonium acetate (E264) and others.

Personalized medical doctor and nutritionist Margarita Koroleva in October saidHe said that the sweeteners aspartame and acesulfame contained in the drinks can cause serious harm to human health, especially children. Therefore, aspartame, among other things, is addictive and causes depression due to its effect on neurotransmitters.

Former nutritionist refuted The myth about the dangers of a popular industrial sweetener.

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Source: Gazeta

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