Type of Food Ingredient - Color Additives

Purpose
Offset color loss due to exposure to light, air, temperature extremes, moisture and storage conditions; correct natural variations in color; enhance colors that occur naturally; provide color to
colorless and “fun” foods

Application
Many processed foods, (candies, snack foods margarine, cheese, soft drinks, jams/jellies, gelatins, pudding and pie fillings)

Common Label Name
FD&C Blue Nos. 1 and 2
FD&C Green No. 3
FD&C Red Nos. 3 and 40
FD&C Yellow No. 5 (tartrazine) and No. 6
Orange B
Citrus Red No. 2
annatto extract
beta-carotene
grape skin extract
cochineal extract or carmine
paprika oleoresin
caramel color
fruit and vegetable juices
saffron

(Note: Exempt color additives are not required to be declared by name on labels but may be declared simply as colorings or color added)

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