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Is quinoline yellow vegan?

Quinoline yellow is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is quinoline yellow?

Quinoline yellow is a synthetic, water-soluble azo dye that is commonly used as a food coloring agent. It is a bright yellow powder with a slight orange tint and is often used in processed foods such as cereals, snacks, and beverages. Quinoline yellow has a slightly bitter taste and is typically added in small quantities to give a yellow color to products. However, some studies suggest that high doses of quinoline yellow may have negative effects on human health, such as causing allergies or exacerbating symptoms of ADHD. As a result, some countries have restricted or banned its use in food products.

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