19 Apr '11, 4pm

5 Tips to Avoid Artificial Food Dyes this Easter: According to a 2004 WebMD report, British researchers found re...

5 Tips to Avoid Artificial Food Dyes this Easter: According to a 2004 WebMD report, British researchers found re...

Do you have neon colors in your kitchen? In kitchens across the country, artificial food dyes can be found in everything from packaged macaroni and cheese to breakfast cereal to practically every piece of candy your child has ever put in her mouth. But, artificial food dyes have been linked to hyperactivity in kids (ADHD), cancer and serious food allergies, and GUESS WHAT? Due to enormous consumer pressure, large manufacturers like Kraft Foods voluntarily removed these artificial food dyes from products they sell in other countries, but not from the same products they sell in the US!

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Homemade Easter Egg Dyes: By Melissa Breyer, Se...

care2.com 20 Apr '11, 12am

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mnn.com 22 Apr '11, 11pm

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mnn.com 20 Apr '11, 2pm

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7 Dangerous Food Additives to Avoid

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care2.com 17 Apr '11, 12am

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care2.com 19 Apr '11, 3pm

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How to keep Monsanto out of your home: Four way...

motherearthnews.com 19 Apr '11, 10pm

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planetgreen.discovery.com 12 Apr '11, 12pm

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alternativeconsumer.com 10 Apr '11, 1pm

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motherearthnews.com 19 Apr '11, 6pm

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foe.co.uk 21 Apr '11, 10am

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mnn.com 21 Apr '11, 10pm

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motherearthnews.com 16 Apr '11, 8am

When I was a kid, in the chemical-intensive 1960s and 1970s, we thought nothing of using artificial food coloring and thos...