Are there words in the ingredient list that you don’t understand? Why are they in our food? Camila Perussello gives us the facts on food additives, their safety, how they are regulated, and answers the bigger question: should we avoid food with additives? Camila Perussello is a Food Engineer with postdoctoral experience in food processing, modelling & simulation, and shelf-life extension. Her main professional interests are sustainable agri-food production, plant-based foods, animal liberation, and climate crisis mitigation through food.