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Food Dye

Kraft Makes Big Change To Mac & Cheese

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft says it plans to remove artificial dyes from three macaroni and cheese varieties that come in kid-friendly shapes,...

Food Dyes: Red Does Not Mean GO

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gavigan

Petroleum-derived colors are cheaper. Plain and simple. But they're not safe and they're completely unnecessary given modern sourcing and manufacturing. It's time to end this chapter of chemical history and say "the end" to these questionable hues.

Berries Over Bugs

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The ingredient in question is carmine. It's a red dye extracted from the dried, pulverized bodies of the cochineal insect -- an unphotogenic arthropod native to Mexico and South America with a fondness for cactus. Dannon uses carmine in four flavors of Fruit on the Bottom yogurt.

If It's Not a Specialty Breath Freshener, it May Contain Ingredients You Won't Like

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 06.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

The best oral health products take the simple approach. They don't use synthetic chemicals, they don't include dyes or detergents, they avoid allergens and they contain no alcohol.

Food Dyes Fall Out Of Favor As Linked To Hyperactivity

The Washington Post | Lyndsey Layton, Friday, March 25, 9:47 PM | Posted 05.28.2011 | Home

Federal regulators are reexamining artificial ingredients they have long deemed to be safe, prompted by scientific studies suggesting that color addit...

Color Me Skeptical: Toward Tartrazine-Free Macaroni and Cheese

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The Food and Drug Administration should reduce Americans' cancer risk by banning these discredited dyes once and for all.