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Sunset Yellow FCF

Picture of a Sunset

Sunset Yellow FCF Sunset yellow FCF, also known as yellow dye #6, is used to give foods an orange-yellow colour. Description: Sunset yellow is looks like an orange-red powder.1 It is another azo dye, similar to tartrazine, and allura red.

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Turmeric

Curry Powder

    Turmeric Turmeric is a spice commonly found in curry. Although the food industry considers it to be a spice, regulating agencies such as the US Food and Drug Administration classify it as a food dye. Turmeric provides a

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Tartrazine

Chemical composition of tartrazine

Tartrazine Click infographic to enlarge. Share this Image On Your Site <a href=”http://foodconstrued.com/2012/09/tartrazine/”><img src=”http://foodconstrued.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/tartrazine.png” alt=”Tartrazine” width=”500″ border=”0″ /></a><br />Source: <a href=”http://foodconstrued.com/2012/09/tartrazine/”>Food – Construed</a> Tartrazine, also commonly referred to as yellow dye #5, is a dye used to give foods a

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What is Riboflavin?

  What is Riboflavin? Riboflavin is a nutrient necessary for maintaining good health in humans and animals. It is also commonly refered to as vitamin B2. As a food additive, it is used as an deep yellow – orange –

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What is Potassium Benzoate?

Potassium Benzoate Potassium Benzoate, is a preservative that is used to keep beverages fresh and safe. It protects against yeasts, moulds, and certain types of bacteria. It is currently approved for use in Canada, the USA, the EU, Austalia, and

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