Gross Food Ingredients

Monday, Aug 31, 2020, 7:51 pm
By:Tony Williams

#10 Carmine

If you have some food that has red coloring in it, then it may include carmine. At first this does not sound too bad until you discover that carmine is actually from boiled cochineal beetles and surely that has to be seriously gross? Is there a big pot full of them getting boiled? How did we find out this worked for red dye in the first place?

Carmine-Gross Food Ingredients