Sample ID Ingredients Ethoxyquin Irradiation
Paprika 1 Paprika, SiO2 Yes No
Paprika 2 Paprika, SiO2 No No
Paprika 3 Paprika, SiO2 Yes Yes
Paprika 4 Paprika, SiO2 Yes No
Paprika 5 Paprika, SiO2 Yes No
Paprika 6 Paprika, SiO2 No No
Paprika 7 Paprika, SiO2 Yes No
Pepper 1 Paprika, ground red pepper, SiO2 Yes No
Pepper 2 Paprika, ground red pepper, SiO2 Yes Yes
Pepper 3 Paprika, ground red pepper, SiO2 Yes No
Powder 1 Paprika, ground red pepper, spice blend, SiO2 Yes No
Powder 2 Paprika, ground red pepper, spice blend, SiO2 No No
Table 1: Ingredients in paprika, chili pepper and chili powder blends used in shelf life study.