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Did you know the FDA allows orange growers to dye oranges?

I never knew this so obvi had to dig in

Did you know the FDA allows orange growers to dye oranges that aren’t “perfectly orange” in color?

Here’s your answer from the FDA:

“Historically it has been the policy of the FDA to allow the artificial coloring of the skins of mature oranges. It is a common practice to color the skins of oranges in certain orange gro