See More Hear More Watch More Hear More Get on iTunes
Snopes Snopes

Beaver secretion is a food additive?

Is Castoreum a secretion produced by beavers, used as a food additive? Yes. The beaver’s castoreum secretion has a musky, vanilla scent and has been used in perfumes, along with a few food items. It is typically labeled as a ‘natural flavoring’ and recognized by the FDA as ‘generally recognized as safe’. http://www.snopes.com/food/ingredient/castoreum.asp

UP NEXT

More from