Cochineal (Dactylopius coccus) is an insect in the suborder Sternorrhyncha, from which the crimson-colored dye, carmine, is derived. The insect is Beetles and it is used to dye our products such as: alcoholic drinks, jams, candy, fruit juice, sauces, makeup, cheese, yogurt and much much more! The purpose of this petition is mainly to force companies to stop using this dye demand action from our government.
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R Gibson, United Kingdom3 years ago Comments: If someone fed their child insects, it would be considered child abuse. yet the food agencies put it in so many products, knowing that many people wont know any wiser. if you wouldn't feed your child insect, then help remove this dye from all products. simple.
Jennifer Keays, Canada5 years ago
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