Friday, January 27, 2006

Well, At Least It's Natural...

Fun food facts from today's Wall Street Journal....

70,000 female cochineal beetles must be crushed and dried to create one pound of the reddish Carmine pigment used in many food products, including the following:
  • Good & Plenty candy;
  • Dannon Fruit on the Bottom Boysenberry yogurt;
  • Yoplait Thick & Creamy Low Fat Strawberry yogurt;
  • Tropicana Ruby Red Grapefruit juice;
  • Tropicana Orange Strawberry Banana juice; and,
  • SoBe Courage Cherry Citrus drink.

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