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Is yellow no 6 vegan?

Yellow no 6 is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is yellow no 6?

Yellow No. 6, also known as Sunset Yellow FCF, is a synthetic food coloring agent that is commonly used in various food products to provide a vibrant yellow color. It is made from coal tar and is considered to be a azo dye. Yellow No. 6 is used in a wide range of foods including beverages, candies, desserts, and baked goods. It is often added to processed foods to enhance their visual appeal and make them more attractive to consumers. Despite its widespread use, Yellow No. 6 has been the subject of some controversy due to potential health risks associated with its consumption in large quantities.

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