While consumer demand for natural colors in the U.S. lags behind that in the U.K., it is nearing “a tipping point” as parents’ concerns increase about the potential impact on children’s health of artificial colors and more natural options become available,...
Confectionery giant Mars has defended its use of artificial colors in M&Ms after being urged to ditch them in a petition on change.org accompanied by a press release from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) describing them as “neurotoxic...
The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has called on food manufacturers to come forward if they wish their company or brands to be included in a list of those that are free from the so-called ‘Southampton six’ colours.
For a little yellow flower, it's ignited a huge debate. Believe the
headlines and St John's wort won't help hyperactive kids, but last
week's study asks more questions than it answers. It's time to put
Cutting out colours and preservatives from the diets of hyperactive
children should be standard part of dealing with the disorder, says
a professor who takes a more stringent view than the FSA following
the Southampton study publication.
The FSA has issued new advice on certain artificial additives
following research into a link with children's behaviour: that
eliminating them from the diet could have some benefits for
hyperactive kids or those with ADHD.