Dannon Under Fire For Use Of Carmine, Insect-Based Color Additive

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Dannon produces the bright red hue of some of its yogurts not only with fruit, but with carmine — a color additive made with the crushed bodies of cochineal beetles. The fact isn’t sitting well with the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), which believes many consumers are unaware they have consumed an insect-based ingredient.

via Dannon Under Fire For Use Of Carmine, Insect-Based Color Additive.

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