How Dangerous Are Food Preservatives? Video

Food preservation is the general term describing a number of techniques which are used to prevent food from becoming spoiled. Throughout history, people invented different kinds of preservative methods, including smoking, pickling, canning, and adding chemicals.

Nowadays, fewer and fewer people grow their own food, which makes the role of preservation in food production extremely important, especially when it concerns products available out of season.

Watch the video below to learn everything you need to know about food preservatives: what they are, why we need them, and if they’re safe.