That's right. Just stop it now. Next time you want to have something to slather on your fries, burgers or whatever, just take a few minutes to make something that isn't processed nor abnormally red.
Just follow these steps to joy:
1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste;
2 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice;
1/4 tsp dry mustard;
1/3 cup water;
1/4 tsp cinnamon;
1/4 tsp salt;
1 pinch ground cloves;
1 pinch ground allspice;
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, optional;
Combine all of the ingredients in a blender, bowl, whatever and place in an airtight jar and refrigerate overnight. Done and done.