23 May 2019
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E107 – Yellow 2G

Number: E107

Name: Yellow 2G

Function: Colour

Description: yellow colour

Origin: Synthetic azo dye

Application: yellow food colour

Daily intake: no determined

Side effects:

  • it appears to cause allergic or intolerant reactions, particularly amongst those with an aspirin intolerance and asthma sufferers

Curiosities:

  • can be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians
  • it is one of the colours that the Hyperactive Children’s Support Group recommends be eliminated from the diet of children
  • its use is banned in the United Kingdom, Austra, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States