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Frequently asked questions about smoke flavourings

Smoke flavourings are used as an alternative to traditional smoking. Unlike smoke, however, they do not serve to preserve foods but merely to give them a particular taste. As smoke flavourings are complex mixtures of many chemical substances, special provisions apply here which differ from those for chemically defined flavourings.

The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has summarised the most important questions and answers on smoke flavourings.



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