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Azorubine is chemically very similar to amaranth (E 123). Like amaranth, this substance is suspected of triggering pseudoallergies. This is suspected by various authorities. This is negated by various authors. Since July 20, 2010, foods containing azorubine must bear the statement on the label: "May impair activity and attention in children".
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