E161g

E161g
Canthaxanthin
E161g E161g
Group E161b-E163
Type Natural
Source A natural colour found in a range of foods including mushrooms, crustaceans and fish. It is made commercially from beta-carotene.
Used in Restricted to Saucisse de Strasbourg, animal feeding stuffs.
Description E161g is not a permitted food colour in Australia and New Zealand. The European Food Safety Authority has recommended a safe level of consumption for E161g.