A Dozen Things to Know About the Dubious Food Coloring Called Yellow #5

A Dozen Things to Know About the Dubious Food Coloring Called Yellow #5

1. It has many names – Tartrazine, E102 , FD&C Yellow 5, C.I. 19140, or just plain Yellow 5. 2. Yellow #5 is a synthetic, water soluble, lemon yellow dye used as a food coloring. 3. A partial list of … Continue reading

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Toxic Rainbow? Maryland to Ban Artificial Food Colorings

Toxic Rainbow? Maryland to Ban Artificial Food Colorings

Image via Wikipedia In a brave move, state legislators in Maryland have started a process to ban and/or label several artificial food colorings linked with ADHD and hyperactivity in children: Two bills are scheduled to be considered at hearings in … Continue reading

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Artificial Food Coloring – Update

Artificial Food Coloring – Update

Kids love bright colors. In food as well. Yellow 5, Blue 2, Green 3 and others can be found in snacks, candies, and in a surprising array of processed foods including breakfast cereals and luncheon meats. Parents have long been … Continue reading

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