How is the food coloring carmine made?

Answer Carmine is also known as cochineal extract. It is a food coloring made from the body of the cochineal insect. Carmine coloring has been known to cause allergies, and as a result, the Food and Drug ... Read More »

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People, what are your thoughts of carmine being used as an all natural food coloring for vitamin C tablets?

When I discovered that carmine is the carapace of an insect used in food coloring and coincidently that it was being used by a line of products that I represented I was horrified and brought it to ... Read More »