E160d is a food additive approved by the European Union
It is used as a natural colouring agent in food and drink products.
The common name for E160d is Lycopene.
E160d is a red colouring that occurs naturally in pink grapefruits
and tomatoes. When used on a large scale for commercial purposes, the
colouring is extracted from tomatoes. The concentration of Lycopene in
the body tissues is higher than other carotenoids.
E160d is thought by some to reduce the risk
of various types of cancer (including breast and prostate cancer) and
it is banned
Examples of food/drink products that may include E160d:
Tomatoes, pink grapefruit, pink guava, papaya, watermelon,
rosehip and red bell peppers.