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E-additives API

HTTP API documentation.

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Authorization

The API requires that the client sends User-Agent and X-Authorization headers.

User-Agent: <any string>
X-Authorization: EAD-TOKENS apiKey="quoted-string"

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JSON-P Callbacks

Just add a ?callback parameter to any GET call to have the results wrapped in a JSON function.

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/additives

Get a list of food additives.

Parameters

  • optional string category - get additives only from given category id
  • optional string sort - sort by code, name or last_update
  • optional string order - sort order. One of asc or desc; the default is desc
  • optional string locale - either en or bg; the default is always en

Example

GET /additives HTTP/1.1
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
[
    {
        "code": "100",
        "last_update": "2013-09-08T14:00:48+0300",
        "name": "Curcuma (turmeric)",
        "url": "http://hostname/additives/100"
    },
    {
        "code": "101",
        "last_update": "2013-09-08T14:00:48+0300",
        "name": "Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)",
        "url": "http://hostname/additives/101"
    },
]

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/additives/search

Search food additives.

Parameters

  • string q - a string to search for
  • optional string category - search only in given category id
  • optional string sort - sort by code, name or last_update
  • optional string order - sort order. One of asc or desc; the default is desc
  • optional string locale - either en or bg; the default is always en

Example

GET /additives/search?q=cu&sort=code&order=desc&locale=en HTTP/1.1
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
[
    {
        "id": "190",
        "code": "410",
        "name": "Locust bean gum; carob gum",
        "url": "http://hostname/additives/410"
    },
    {
        "id": "1",
        "code": "100",
        "name": "Curcuma (turmeric)",
        "url": "http://hostname/additives/100"
    }
]

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/additives/{code}

Get information about single additive.

Parameters

  • string code - additive code
  • optional string locale - either en or bg; the default is always en

Example

GET /additives/100 HTTP/1.1
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
{
    "id": "1",
    "code": "100",
    "last_update": "2013-09-08T20:16:36+0300",
    "name": "Curcuma (turmeric)",
    "status": "Safe",
    "veg": null,
    "function": "food coloring (yellow-orange)",
    "foods": "Fats and oils, curry, processed cheese and fish fingers.",
    "notice": "Safe in recommended doses. High doses should not be taken by people with gallstones, obstructive jaundice, acute bilious colic or toxic liver disorders.",
    "info": "Orange-yellow colouring extracted from the rhizomes of the turmeric plant.",
    "url": "http://hostname/additives/100"
}

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/categories

Get a list of additives categories.

Parameters
  • optional string sort - sort by id, name or last_update; the default is id
  • optional string order - sort order. One of asc or desc; the default is desc
  • optional string locale - either en or bg; the default is always en

Example

GET /categories HTTP/1.1
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
[
    {
        "id": "1",
        "last_update": "2013-09-08T14:00:45+0300",
        "name": "colors",
        "additives": "76",
        "url": "http://hostname/categories/1"
    },
    {
        "id": "2",
        "last_update": "2013-09-08T14:00:45+0300",
        "name": "preservatives",
        "additives": "52",
        "url": "http://hostname/categories/2"
    },
]

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/categories/{id}

Get information about single category.

Parameters
  • integer id - category id
  • optional string locale - either en or bg; the default is always en

Example

GET /categories/6 HTTP/1.1
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
{
    "id": "6",
    "name": "flavour enhancers",
    "description": "Flavor enhancers enhance a food's existing flavors. They may be extracted from natural sources (through distillation, solvent extraction, maceration, among other methods) or created artificially.",
    "last_update": "2013-09-08T20:13:32+0300",
    "additives": "20",
    "url": "http://hostname/categories/6"
}
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