There are lists of food additives that shouldn't be consumed in the human diet because they're harmful.
Food additives aren't necessarily always harmful, they have some benefits. For example, they make foods last longer, gives food a taste, increase flavor, and enhances their appearance.
Some of the unhealthy ingredients and additives in foods we consume are used in making foods have a better quality, despite they can be very harmful in ways that can lead to death. For example, color, texture, taste, etc. And some of these additives can lead to heart disease, cancer, etc.
Health officials urge families to limit the amount of processed foods. They recommend consumers to take caution in the foods they buy. Also to read the food labels and get a better understanding of the additives you're consuming.