Posts tagged with food coloring

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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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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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Caramel color: What the heck is it?

Published on: May 24, 2010 at 2 pm

Caramel coloring is the most common color additive in food production, and we consume it without thinking much about how it came to be. Is it natural? Are there any health risks?

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