Hidden Dangers of Food Dyes
- Ice Cream
- Tortilla Chips
- Kids Medicine. (look for dye free)
- Play Dough (we use eco-dough)
- Yogurts (most organic options use natural coloring, like from beet juice)
- Husband’s Sports Drinks and Maraschino Cherries
"In Europe, manufacturers need to prove an ingredient is safe beyond a shadow of a doubt for it to be approved for use. In the US. researchers need to prove an ingredient is dangerous beyond a shadow of a doubt for it to be banned."
Die Food Dye! (website)
"Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Artificial Food Coloring" - Sorty Crunchy
What do you think? What products do you have a hard time finding a good alternative? Mine was Green Monster Mint Hood Ice Cream...sad to see synthetic food dyes in my favorite treat.
Emily @Random Recycling