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What Is Carmine?

Posted on September 16, 2010 by Samantha Gendler, Senior Editor

Today we are featuring an entry from our Guide to Food Ingredients, which is available online as well as in print.

Commercial source: animal (insect).
Used in: confections, juices, "New Age"beverages, pharmaceuticals, dairy products, baked goods, yogurt, ice cream, fruit fillings, puddings.
Definition: A food coloring derived from the dried bodies of female beetles.

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  1. 11 12 11 11:01

    i thought skittles are vegetarian?

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