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Is eritrosina vegan?

Eritrosina is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is eritrosina?

Eritrosina, also known as Red 3, is a synthetic food dye commonly used to give a bright red color to various food products. It is often used in baked goods, candies, and beverages, as well as in some medications and cosmetics. Eritrosina is water-soluble and heat-stable, making it an ideal choice for many applications. However, some studies have linked this food dye to potential health risks, including cancer and hyperactivity in children. As a result, eritrosina has been banned or restricted in some countries, while others continue to allow its use in limited amounts.

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