Posts tagged with FDA

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Is food coloring necessary?

Published on: May 2, 2011 at 12 pm

Additive coloring flows, like a river, through grocery store aisles. Do we really need it? Is there a difference between natural dyes and synthetics?

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Artificial food coloring

FDA panel to discuss artificial color warnings

Published on: March 29, 2011 at 11 am

A panel meets this week to discuss the possible link between artificial food coloring and hyperactivity in children.

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Corn sugar: Coming soon to your food labels

Published on: September 15, 2010 at 9 am

The Corn Refiners Association of America wants to rebrand high fructose corn syrup as corn sugar.

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Is it time for a ban on artificial food dyes?

Published on: July 1, 2010 at 5 am

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is lobbying for the FDA to ban three common dyes: Yellow #5, Red 40, and Yellow #6.

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News: FDA warning on product health claims

Published on: March 8, 2010 at 6 pm

The FDA is entrusted by consumers to be a watchdog over health claims such as POM Wonderful’s. Manufacturers and marketers are not allowed to just claim their product offers certain benefits without substantial proof.

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