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The Following Ingredients Receive a C Grade:


Names: Gelidium, Agar Agar

Agave Nectar

Names: Agave Syrup, Agave, Raw Agave

Alginic Acid

Names: Alginate, Algin, Sodium Alginate, Pacific Kelp

Aluminum Ammonium Sulfate

Names: Ammonium Alum, Aluminum Ammonium Disulfate

Aluminum Calcium Silicate

Ammonium Bicarbonate

Names: Bicarbonate of Ammonia, Ammonium Hydrogen Carbonate, Hartshorn

Ammonium Chloride

Names: Salmiac, Sal Ammoniac

Ammonium Phosphate


Names: Annatto Extract, Bixa Orellana, Bixin, Norbixin, Roucou


Beet Powder

Names: Beet Root, Dehydrated Beets, Betanin, BP-30

Brown Sugar

Names: Demerara Sugar, Turbinado Sugar, Muscovado, Natural Brown Sugar, Light Brown Sugar, Dark Brown Sugar

Calcium Chloride

Calcium Gluconate

Names: Calcium Di-Gluconate

Calcium Lactate

Calcium Phosphate

Calcium Stearoyl Lactylate

Names: Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Sodium Stearoyl Fumarate, Sodium Stearoyl-2-Lactylate, Calcium Stearoyl-2-Lactylate

Calcium Sulfate

Names: Plaster of Paris, Calcium Sulphate, Anhydrite, Gypsum

Carboxymethyl Cellulose

Names: Carboxymethylcellulose, Cellulose Gum, Sodium Salt, sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, CMC

Carnauba Wax

Names: Copernicia Cerifera


Names: Ammonium Carrageenan, Calcium Carrageenan, Potassium Carrageenan, Sodium Carrageenan, Chondrus Extract, Irish Moss

Castor Oil

Names: Palm Christi Oil, Tang Tang Oil, Palm Christi Oil


Names: Castoreum Liquid, Castoreum Extract, Castor Fiber L. , C. Canadensis Kuhl.

Cellulose Gum

Names: Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, CMC, Modified Cellulose, Cellulose Gel

Citric Acid

Names: Sodium Citrate

Confectioner's Glaze

Names: Resinous Glaze, Shellac, Pharmaceutical Glaze, Pure Food Glaze , Natural Glaze, Beetle Juice, Lac-Resin

Corn Syrup

Names: Corn Syrup Solids, Corn Sugar, Dextrose, Glucose, Glucose Syrup, Dextrose Syrup, Crystalline Fructose

Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate

Names: Docusate Sodium

Disodium Phosphate

Evaporated Cane Juice

Names: Sugarcane Juice, Cane Juice, Organic Cane Juice

Ferrous Sulfate

Names: Iron(II) Sulfate, Iron Vitriol


Names: resistant dextrin, Indigestible dextrin, Pinefiber®


Names: Wheat Gluten


Names: Glycerine, Glycerol

Gum Arabic

Names: Acacia Gum, Chaar Gund, Char Goond, Meska

Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate

Names: Hydrogenated Glucose Syrup, Maltitol Syrup, Sorbital Syrup


Names: Table Salt

Karaya Gum

Names: Kaday, Katilo, Kullo, Kuterra, Sterculia Gum, Indian Tragacanth


Malic Acid


Names: Dextrin, Resistant Maltodextrin


Names: Dried Maltose Syrup, Maltose Syrup, Dried Malt Syrup, Malt Sugar, High maltose corn syrup


Modified Food Starch

Names: Modified Starch, Modified Corn Starch


Names: Diacylglycerol Oil, Diglycerides, Mono and Diglycerides, Mono and diglycerides Esters

Natural Flavoring

Names: Natural Flavors


Names: Pectinates, Sodium Pectinate, Ammonium Pectinate, Potassium Pectinate, Jam Sugar, Fruit Pectin

Phosphoric Acid

Names: Phosphates


Names: Litesse, Sta-Lite, Trimcal

Sea Salt

Names: Salt

Sodium Hexametaphosphate

Names: Sodium Polymetaphosphate, Graham's Salt

Sorbic Acid

Names: Calcium Sorbate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Sorbate, Acetic Acid, Hexadienic Acid, Hexadienoic Acid, Sorbistat


Names: Glucitol, Sorbitol Syrup


Names: Sucrose, Cane Sugar, Table Sugar, Granulated Sugar

Sugar Alcohols

Names: Erythritol, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Lactitol, Malitol, Sorbitol, Xylitol, Polyols

Tragacanth Gum

Names: Gum Dragon, Shiraz Gum, Gum Elect

Xanthan Gum

Names: Corn Sugar Gum


Names: Polyglycitol Syrup, Polyol

Brown Rice Syrup

Names: Rice Syrup, Organic Brown Rice Syrup


Palm Sugar

Names: Coconut Sugar, Coconut Palm Sugar, Coco Sugar, Palm Sugar

Dipotassium Phosphate

Monk Fruit

Names: Lo Han Guo, Lo Lan Guo, Lo Han Kuo, Sweet-Delicious, Luohanguo, Siraitia Grosvenorii, Lo Han Fruit

Acetic Acid

Names: Ethanoic Acid

Milk Protein Concentrate

Names: MPC, Ultra Filtered Milk

Whey Protein Concentrate

Names: WPC

Alkalized Cocoa

Names: Alkalized Cocoa, Dutch Processed Cocoa, Cocoa processed with Alkali

Alkalized Cocoa

Names: Alkalized Cocoa, Dutch Processed Cocoa, Cocoa processed with Alkali


Names: Fruit Sugar


Invert Sugar

Names: Invert Sugar Syrup

Sodium Aluminum Phosphate

Names: SALP

Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate

Names: SAP

Sodium Silicoaluminate

Names: Sodium Aluminosilicate, Aluminum Sodium Salt, Aluminosilicic Acid, Aluminum Sodium Silicate


Names: PDMS, dimethicone

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