Ghoulish Foods Aren’t Just For Halloween | Albuquerque Journal News

This substance, sometimes labeled as confectioners glaze, can be found on shiny candies such as jelly beans and candy corn. Trick or treat!?! Castoreum is an FDA-approved food additive derived from the beaver anal sac gland and found in some ice cream and other vanilla, strawberry and raspberry-flavored foods. Vegetarians, beware: it is virtually impossible to determine its presence because it is labeled simply as natural flavoring on the ingredient label. However, it is a fairly expensive food additive and more frequently used in perfume than food.
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