artificial dye

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artificial dye

A synthetic substance which imparts a desired colour to a food, drug or cosmetic.
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The butcher added artificial colour liver and hearts of animals to give it fresh look.
Clr Derrick Yates, who chairs West Yorkshire's trading standards committee, said: "Using too much artificial colour is illegal.
The survey of 66 curry takeaways in West Yorkshire found that 27% of them were using illegally high levels of artificial colour.
A SURVEY of 66 curry takeaways in West Yorkshire found that 27% of them had illegally high levels of artificial colour.
Results in the region were mixed, with 28 out of the 81 samples having high levels of artificial colour.
Plus it contains carmoisine, an artificial colour belonging to the chemical family that's been linked to negative effects in children's behaviour.
One of the best options for teeth (the acidity is fairly low, too), but they contain artificial colour. Too much maltitol can cause diarrhoea, so only give your child one.
The 'No Filter' advert aims to highlight how all Capri-Sun products contain no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.
In fact, research shows that 73.2 per cent of Chinese consumers agree that they specifically want to avoid artificial colours -- a greater proportion than in both the US (55.6 per cent) and the UK (51.6 per cent).[1]
The food authority also issued strict orders against the sale and purchase of meat of new born calves and the use of artificial colours in sweetmeat (mithai).
For the youngest party guests, get in a few multipacks of Wall's Kids' ice creams - guaranteed smiles all round and you can feel good, knowing that the ice cream contains no artificial colours or flavours and are all less than 110 calories.
For the youngest party guests, get in a few multipacks of Wall's Kids' ice creams - guaranteed smiles all round and you can feel good, knowing that the ice cream contains no artificial colours or are all less than your celebration is kind to the planet 3 Send emails instead of paper invites - use red, white and blue type for a patriotic touch.