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E101: Riboflavin

E101 (i): Riboflavin
E101 (ii): Riboflavin- 5-Sodium Phosphate (sometimes referred to as E106)

Vitamin B2, lactoflavin

Origin:
Natural colour present in many foods such as milk, eggs, liver and vegetables. Commercially prepared from yeasts. It is also manufactured synthetically.

Function & characteristics:
Yellow food colour. Not very soluble in water.

Products:
Many different products.

Daily intake:
Up to 0.5 mg/kg body weight.

Side effects:
No side effects known in the concentrations used in foods.

Dietary restrictions:
None; E101 can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians. Although it can be produced from milk, this is not done commercially.

 

 



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