Not only are you getting more omega-3s, you avoid color additives
Whether a color additive
is certifiable or exempt from certification has no bearing on its overall safety.
Approximately 100 new food and color additive
petitions are submitted to FDA annually.
Events to date suggest citizen action may prove one of the most effective means of oversight: Anyone can petition the FDA with concerns about a GRAS substance, color additive
, or food additive.
Presumably, a substance approved as a food or color additive
or GRAS, for a specific physical or technical effect, must be employed in the dietary supplement for the same specific physical or technical effect as used in food and at the same level of use.
Also known as tartrazine, this color additive
is not linked to any cancer concerns, but can be irritating to aspirin-sensitive people who also have asthma.
Valspar's color additive
technology, available for epoxies and urethanes, captured the color La Rabida envisioned.
For instance, zinc oxide is also used as a color additive
in cosmetics, and lead acetate appears in Grecian Formula, a hair coloring product.
Cyanotech Corporation (Nasdaq NMS:CYAN), the world leader in producing high-value, natural products from microalgae, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of NatuRose(R) natural astaxanthin from Haematococcus algae as a color additive
in the feed of salmon and trout to enhance the color of their flesh.
ZSK corotating intermeshing twinscrew extruders in MEGAcompounder or MEGAvolume design for compounding polyolefins, engineering resins, color additive
masterbatches, and blending reinforced plastics.
FDA has amended its color additive
regulations to provide for the safe use of LycoMato tomato lycopene extract as a color additive
Petitions (FDA recommendations for submission of chemical and technological data on color additives
for food, drugs or cosmetics) (2/93)