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DLnyc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-11 10:56 AM
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19. I'm not sure you would ingest Citrus Red #2, unless you
eat the orange peel:

Citrus Red 2, Citrus Red No. 2, C.I. Solvent Red 80, or C.I. 12156 is an artificial dye. As a food dye, it is permitted by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) since 1956 only for use in the United States to color the skin of oranges.<1><2><3><4> Citrus Red 2 is listed as an IARC Group 2B carcinogen, meaning that it is "possibly carcinogenic to humans".<5> However, it does not penetrate the orange peel into the pulp.
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     - I'm not sure you would ingest Citrus Red #2, unless you  DLnyc   Jun-01-11 10:56 AM   #19 
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