o The way it is done the feed that is given to cows in winter that gives

O the way it is done the feed that is given to cows

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o The way it is done, the feed that is given to cows in winter that gives natural substance of beta carotene which gets transferred to milk than butter. Gets naturally transferred. - Egg Yolk: o Feed the chicken food that is rich in beta carotene like compound to naturally color the egg yolk. Video 3 - Artificial Strawberry Extract: o Cochineal Red (Natural Food Color) o Comes from Cochineal Red Insect (Dactylopius Coccus). Red Dye, and you will find it anything that needs to be red. (strawberry/cherry ice cream). o People don’t label it on because people would get disgusted. o In: Campari, Cherry Ice Cream, Frappuccino, Sausage o Grows on cactus .... insect is picked up, crushed and juice is used as coloring agent. o It exists in male and female form .... but only female that is used to produce the coloring agent. Male has wings and female is wingless. (Only females produce the coloring, only the eggs contain the coloring) Eggs are dried up, then crushed up. Video 4 - Cochineal dye is water soluble - No danger Video 5 - Synthetic Colours: o Names vary whether in Canada US or Europe. o Canada, Ponceau SX, Citrus Red No.2/Citrus Red #2 RESTRICED in Canada (#2 also in US) o FD & C Red #2 and #4 are BANNED IN USA. - Coal Tar Dyes: o Initially extracted from tar...strong colors. o Synthetic colors are called CERTIFIED. (term used). o Color certified means that its manufacturing process has been checked and it will o give what it's supposed to give. - Citrus Red #2 o Restricted --> What does this mean? One can use it in food BUT under certain conditions
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TOMAZOS WINTER 2020 CHEM 181 8 o It was used to color the skin of oranges (barely anymore), in that case stamp had to be placed on oranges for it to happen o Some oranges stay green even if perfectly ripe because of chlorophyll content so o they would add dye to make it appear ripe. But people don't like see color added to their orange... Video 6 - Number of concerns raised in concern to these certified dyes… - In 1973, Dr. Ben F Feingold came up with the theory that food dyes present in certain food were associated with hyperactivity in children. Quite controversial...studies went back and forth. - In 2007, another study in England that it was of concern - In 2011, it was not a concern...so difficult to judge. - Some ideas that reason why people were put on this diet where food colors were removed is because more attention was given to them. - Better to stay away from food colors, you find them poor in nutritional value. (Main reason to stay away) Video 7 - Yellow #5 (Tartrazine): o Only dye that normally must be indicated by name per say on the label, reason for that is because people suffers from allergic reactions from this color. - Red #2 o Banned in USA but allowed in Canada o Decisions are based on studies available to both countries o Canada will allow it and USA will allow it - Red #40: o One point banned in USA, allowed in Canada then now allowed in both - Red Dye #3 o Potentially causing cancer in test animals o Chemical can be classified as a human carcinogen if it causes cancer in test
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