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Just how worried should we be about food additives such as emulsifiers, preservatives, colours and artificial sweeteners?

DR MEGAN ROSSI: Are chemicals added to food making YOU ill?

Just how worried should we be about food additives such as emulsifiers, preservatives, colours and artificial sweeteners? In the past, the additives used in food were essentially pretty simple — think of salt, used to help store food for longer. But these days, pick up any processed food, from biscuits to curry sauce, and the …

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What you need to know about chemicals in your sunscreen

What you need to know about chemicals in your sunscreen

Comment on this story Comment Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. News stories have recently raised alarms about sunscreens. Last summer, several spray sunscreens were recalled after benzene, a known carcinogen, was detected in them. Other research has shown that some sunscreen ingredients can seep through skin into your …

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