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Halloween Warning: Watch Out for Neurotoxic Artificial Food Dyes in M&M's Candies

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Mars is one of many companies that use natural colorings in products they market in Europe but artificial dyes to color the same products in the United States. M&M's candies contain mostly natural dyes in Europe but feature Red 40, Yellow 5 and 6, and Blue 1 and 2 in the U.S. version.

Only in America: Candy Maker to Sponsor Our Dietary Advice

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hemi Weingarten

The American Dietetic Association announced yesterday that it has inked a partnership with Hershey Company. The exact sum of the sponsorship was not disclosed.

Do Children Need Kid's Food?

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

Whether it's Danimals, a sugary cereal, or glow in the dark Mac 'n Cheese -- think about the real reason you bought these items. Is it because your children really need them? Or because of the clever packaging.