Annatto is an orange-red condiment and food coloring derived from the seeds of
the achiote tree (Bixa orellana).
Jun 11, 2013 ... Annatto seed. Years ago, I learned from my sister who was raising two boys at
that time, that food color was bad for them, even more so than ...
Annatto is sometimes put directly on the affected area to treat burns and vaginal
infections and to repel insects. In foods, annatto is used as a coloring agent.
In commercial processing, annatto coloring is extracted from the reddish pericarp
which surrounds the seed of the achiote (Bixa orellana L.). Historically, it has ...
A thirteen-week oral toxicity study of annatto extract (norbixin), a natural food
color extracted from the seed coat of annatto (Bixa orellana L.), in Sprague-
ANNATTO. It is hard to believe that the rich golden color of cheddar cheese
actually comes from a plant. This orange-yellow color, called annatto, is extracted
Oct 6, 2009 ... 1. Annatto is a natural spice used as a food additive. 2. It is used both as a red
food coloring and adds a sweet peppery taste. 3. Annatto comes ...
Use of natural colour annatto 160b is increasing in our food supply as artificial
colours are phased out. Food giants General Mills, Nestle, Hershey and Kraft are
Nov 7, 2012 ... Annatto, if you don't know, is what makes cheese yellow. .... "Natural food colors
such as annatto extract have not been extensively investigated ...
Annatto, a popular food coloring, is made from the seeds of the achiote tree.
Annatto is also a popular ingredient in South and Central American cuisine.