U.K. bakery banned from using sprinkles that are legal in the U.S.
The owner of a bakery in northern England has been left with a bitter taste in his mouth after authorities told him he had to stop using banned sprinkles sourced from the U.S.
West Yorkshire Trading Standards said the sprinkles contained an artificial colouring that isn't approved for use in sprinkles in the U.K.
The sprinkles had the red food coloring E127, or erythrosine. E127 is only permitted for use in cocktail cherries and candied cherries in the U.K. and the EU, according to a statement from West Yorkshire Trading Standards sent to CNN Thursday.
But the owner of the bakery isn't happy that his most popular product has lost out on its prize topping.
Rich Myers, director and founder of Get Baked bakery in Leeds, told …
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