Simple Truth

Free From 101

Find out which artificial preservatives and ingredients Simple Truth® and Simple Truth Organic® leave out of our foods.

At Simple Truth, we take pride in what’s NOT in our foods. “Free From 101” means that our products do not contain 101 artificial preservatives and ingredients that our Customers told us they didn’t want in their foods.

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Listed below are 101 artificial preservatives and ingredients you won’t find in Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic products:

Acesulfame-K (acesulfame potassium)

Acetylated ester of mono- and diglycerides

Ammonium chloride

Antibiotics

Artificial colors

Artificial flavors

Aspartame

Astaxanthin

Azodicarbonamide

Autolyzed yeast extract

Bentonite (acceptable in supplements)

Benzoates in food

Benzoyl alcohol

Benzoyl peroxide

BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole)

BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene)

Bisulfites

Bleached flour 

Bromated flour

Brominated vegetable oil (BVO)

Calcium bromate

Calcium disodium EDTA

Calcium peroxide

Calcium propionate

Calcium stearoyl-2-lactylate

Calcium sorbate

Caprocaprylobehenin

Carmine 

Certified colors 

Cochineal 

Cyclamates

Cystine (I-cysteine), as an additive for bread products

DATEM (diacetyl tartaric and fatty acid esters of mono and diglycerides)

Diglycerides (acceptable in supplements)

Dimethylpolysiloxane

Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate (DSS)

Disodium calcium EDTA

Disodium dihydrogen EDTA

Disodium guanylate (GMP)

Disodium succinate

Dimethylamylamine (DMAA)

EDTA-ethylenedia mine-tetra acetic acid-chelating preservative

Erythorbic acid

Ester gums

Ethanol, ethyl alcohol

Ethyl vanillin

Ethylene oxide

Ethyoxyquin

FD&C colors (food dye & color)

Glycerol ester of wood rosin

Hexa-, hepta- and octa-esters of sucrose

High-fructose corn syrup

Hydrogenated/partially hydrogenated fats & oils

Hydroxpropyl guar gum

Methylene chloride

Methyl silicon

Modified food starch (acceptable if not chemically modified)

Monoglycerides

Monosodium glutamate (MSG)

Neotame

Nitrates/nitrites

Oxystearin

Parabens

Partially hydrogenated oil

Polydextrose

Potassium benzoate

Potassium bisulfate

Potassium bromate

Potassium hydroxide

Potassium metabisulfite

Potassium nitrate or nitrite

Potassium sorbate (acceptable in supplements only)

Propionates (calcium and sodium)

Propyl gallate

Propylene oxide

Propylparaben

Saccharin

Simplesse

Sodium aluminum phosphate

Sodium aluminum sulfate

Sodium benzoate 

Sodium bisulfate

Sodium diacetate

Sodium ferrocycanide

Sodium glutamate

Sodium metabisulfite

Sodium nitrate/nitrite

Sodium propionate

Sodium sterol lactylate

Sodium steroyl-2-lactylate

Sodium sulfite

Solvent extracted oils, as stand-alone, single-ingredient oils (except grapeseed oil)

Sorbic acid

Sucralose

Sucroglycerides

Sucrose polyester (Olestra, Olean)

Sulfites (Sulfur dioxide)

Tartrazine

TBHQ (tertiary butylhydroquinone)

Tetrasodium EDTA

Trans fatty acids

Vanillin