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Is erythrosin vegan?

Erythrosin is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is erythrosin?

Erythrosin is a synthetic red food dye that belongs to the xanthene family. It is commonly used in the food industry to enhance the appearance of various products, such as candy, baked goods, and beverages. Erythrosin is known for its vibrant red color, which makes it a popular choice for creating visually appealing food items. However, its use is controversial due to potential health risks associated with its consumption, including allergic reactions and carcinogenic effects. Despite this, erythrosin remains a widely used food additive in many countries.

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