What does e number mean?

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  1. E number(Noun)

    Any of a range of European abbreviations for food additives used on labels.

  2. E number(Noun)

    Any such additive, often regarded as undesirable.


  1. E number

    E numbers are codes for chemicals which can be used as food additives for use within the European Union and Switzerland. They are commonly found on food labels throughout the European Union. Safety assessment and approval are the responsibility of the European Food Safety Authority. Having a single unified list for food additives was first agreed upon in 1962 with colours. In 1964, the directives for preservatives were added, 1970 for antioxidants and 1974 for the emulsifiers, stabilisers, thickeners and gelling agents.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of e number in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of e number in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Doug Larson:

    There are worse things than getting a call for the wrong number at 4 AM. It could be the right number.

  2. Anthony Scaramucci:

    There's a number that's enough and there's a number that's not enough, the $20 million number is enough.

  3. Gary Holder-Winfield:

    Politics is about the control of a limited number of resources by a limited number of people who think that number is too many

  4. Dieter Schwarz in 2004:

    Number one: we want Lidl to get stronger in existing markets. Number two: we will expand to new countries. Number three: we will fundamentally overhaul Kaufland.

  5. Tom Hopkins:

    I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying.

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