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Food dye, hyperactivity link probed – CBC News

Food for thought

Yesterday morning Canada AM had mentioned this study so I went hunting to find some more details. Take a look, if you have kids who often have vending machine lunches you will want to read this article.

The dyes used to colour foods such as cereal, ketchup and snacks may contribute to hyperactivity in some children, a U.S. advisory committee has heard.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration started a two-day meeting Wednesday to weigh data on the link between dyes and the disorder.

On Thursday, the panel will recommend whether the regulator should change labelling for food additives, request more study, or do nothing.

The FDA has long said the dyes are safe. Read more at Food dye, hyperactivity link probed – Health – CBC News.