The Cookie Countess edible-paint palettes work just like watercolors and are 100% FDA approved. Easy to use and allergen friendly! The following ingredients are not used in this facility and will not come into contact with the products being produced: Wheat, Milk, Eggs, Fish, Shell-fish (crustaceans), Peanuts, and/or Tree nuts, Mustard Seed, and Sulfites. The paper backing on the palettes is FDA approved food grade paper. Paper is not edible.