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Food Dyes and Children

Blogger Elizabeth Yarnell writes about how major American food companies (including Kellogg’s, General Mills, and Kraft) stopped using food dyes in their European products when Europe began requiring warning labels on items containing dyes. In 2011, the US Food and Drug Administration convened a committee to look at the connection between food dyes and children’s behavioral problems. Yarnell notes that the FDA’s website on this issue was last updated in April of 2010, leading her to believe that the organization “has yet to come to any new conclusions.” She also shares how red food dye has proved problematic in her family.

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