Fruit juice color is prepared either by expressing the juice from fresh, ripe fruits, or by the water infusion of dried fruits. Fruit juice is approved for use in the coloring of foods by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (21CFR73.250) 1.
Food and Drug Administration. EAFUS: A Food Additive Database. http://www.foodsafety.gov/~dms/eafus.html. 10-17-2008. 12-4-2008.