It's not just used in cherry soda either
cherry soda may contain castoreun or civet but their presence will not be known by reading the label.
civet which is a cat extract used as a flavor enhancer
December 29, 2003
Chinese Diners Shrug Off SARS: Bring On the Civet Cat
By JIM YARDLEY
Mr. Huang pointed at two wide-eyed civet cats, the small mammal that some studies suggest may have caused the original SARS outbreak.
"Very good, very good," Mr. Huang said of the civet's flavor.