A public safety campaign from the publishers of The Food Magazine
Action On Additives


The Food Commission is an independent, public interest watchdog which campaigns for healthier, safer food in the UK.

The Food Magazine is a quarterly magazine produced by The Food Commission. The magazine is essential reading for anyone who cares about what they, or their children, eat.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is an independent Government department set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food.

The Hyperactive Children's Support Group (HACSG) provides support to parents and professionals working with children who display signs of hyperactivity, with particular focus on nutritional influences.

Netmums is a local network for mums aimed at helping mums cope and enjoy being a mum. If you are looking for a local parent and toddler group, pre-school or childcare; are desperate for somewhere new to take the kids; or would like to make some new friends in your area, netmums could have the answer. Commercial site with some good nutritional advice.

The Organix Foundation is an independent, grant-giving body funded from the profits of Organix Brands Ltd. The Foundation is an independent body with independent trustees.

Raising Kids is a site of practical parenting advice, whether you’re a parent of a baby, toddler or a troublesome teenager. The site offers information for parents on child nutrition, child development, parenting skills, education and more, plus a chance to talk to other parents about parenting issues.

The Soil Association is the UK's leading campaigning and certification organisation for organic food and farming. Lots of information on organic food, including info for teachers and students.

Sustain: The alliance for better food and farming, is an alliance of over 100 national public interest organisations which work at international, national and local level to improve food and agriculture policies.

Foods Matter: A useful resource for anyone with an allergy, food allergy, or a food intolerance.


The Action on additives project is coordinated by The Food Commission (UK) Ltd, a public interest watchdog which campaigns for healthier, safer food in the UK    

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The Action on Additives campaign is funded by grants and public donations, and coordinated by the not-for-profit campaign group The Food Commission. To support the campaign, please use the button below to make a secure donation. Thank you.

Seven suspect additives card

If you would like a handy Action on Additives plastic card, listing the seven suspect additives, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to the Action on Additives campaign, 94 White Lion Street, London N1 9PF. We can supply up to three free cards to any one address, so you can share the cards with your friends.

If you would like to purchase a larger number of the cards, please email Anna at anna@actiononadditives.com for details of cost.

You can also print a sheet of ten cards by clicking on the link below.
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Do you work in the hospitality sector?

The Action on Additives campaign welcomes information from people working in restaurants, hotels or contract catering. If you can tell us more about the use of any of these additives in the hospitality sector, where such additives usually go unlabelled, please click here.