22 Apr '11, 11pm

Natural food dyes for Easter eggs (cranberries for red, onions for yellow, etc.)

Natural food dyes for Easter eggs (cranberries for red, onions for yellow, etc.)

One by one, FD&C food dyes — those that had been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — have been taken off the market in the U.S., and there are now only seven left. The rest have been removed because they are toxic, carcinogenic, and may cause hyperactivity. Pediatricians in Great Britain now recommend that parents remove synthetic food dyes from childrens’ diets because they are suspected of causing behavioral problems.

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