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E107: Yellow 2G

Food Yellow 5, Acid yellow 17

Origin:
Synthetic azo dye. See here for a background on azo dyes.

Function & characteristics:
Yellow food colour. Very soluble in water.

Product(s):
Mayonnaise

Daily intake:
No ADI determined.

Side effects:
Since it is an azo dye, E107 is implicated in allergies, hyperactivity and asthma. Use is limited and the colour may be banned in the near future.

Dietary restrictions:
None; E107 can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.

 

 

 

 



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