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jema
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 04 5:20 pm    Post subject: Question from a team ninja member!  Reply with quote    

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Ok what I want to know is what id used to get the deep red colour when you buy from a takeaway? ..... It must be some kind of dye but which one? cocheneal is the one that springs to my mind but I wouls like to know what poison I am feeding myself


anyone know?

jema

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 04 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

There are lots (some dubious and some completely illegal) of red and yellow dyes used in Indian restaurants, personally I wouldn't recommend anyone eat them, ever. One colourant is Sudan Red a known carcinogen...

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