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  • Why are colour additives used in foods?
  • How are food colours defined?
  • How are colours regulated in the EU?
  • Can food colours affect the behaviour of small children? And if so, which colours should be avoided?
  • What are Sudan dyes ?
  • What is curcumin? Is it suitable for vegetarians?
  • How does a salmon get its red colour?
  • What exactly is astaxanthin and why does it make salmon red?
  • Why do bruised or cut fruits (bananas, apples) get brown ?

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