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GNT USA’s Spirulina Color Petition Approved

April 11, 2014
by Candy & Snack TODAY

Tarrytown, NY — The FDA has authorized a petition from GNT USA, Inc. expanding the use of Spirulina platensis extract as a natural blue food coloring agent beyond candy and gum, including dessert toppings and coatings, the company reports.

The extract, classified a “coloring food,” is widely used in European food and beverage products, according to GNT.

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