If you are eating a “red” food—whether it is cereal, gelatin, candy or a beverage—check the label for cochineal or carmine extract. If it is listed on your label…there are bugs in it…and you’ve likely been eating them for years. They are also found in many hair products, soaps and cosmetics; lipstick is a product that regularly uses cochineal.

Source: “The Real Truth on Red Food Dye”