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Is Red Dye 40 Toxic? from Healthline

Red Dye 40 is an ingredient you’ll find on many food and product labels. Also known as Allura Red, it’s the most common artificial food coloring (AFC).

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Red 40 Side Effects from Institute for Integrative Nutrition

What do pickles, BBQ sauce and Hawaiian Punch have in common? Yes, they all belong at a summer BBQ, but there is something else. These common foods frequently contain an ingredient called Red 40, also

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Food Dyes: Harmless or Harmful? from Healthline

Food dyes are artificial chemicals added to foods in order to change their color. This article looks at the research behind their effects on your health.

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Color Additive Status List from U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Color Additive Status List

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EWG Skin Deep® | What is FD&C RED 40 from EWG

EWG’s Skin Deep rates thousands of personal care product ingredients, culled from ingredient labels on products, based on hazard information pulled from the scientific literature and industry, academic and regulatory databases.

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Color Additives Questions and Answers for Consumers from U.S. Food and Drug Administration

A color additive is any substance that imparts color to a food, drug, cosmetic, or to the human body.

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Is Red 40 Food Coloring Dangerous to Your Health? | Livestrong.com from LIVESTRONG.COM

The synthetic food coloring red dye 40 is a controversial ingredient in many foods, and experts are divided on what risks (if any) it poses to consumers.

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What is Red Dye 40? ADHD And Brain Health | Amen Clinics from Amen Clinics

Red dye 40 effects ADHD in children and adults. Learn which foods to avoid and see a real SPECT scan of a child's brain after exposure to red dye 40.

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Red 40: Is it Toxic? Learn the Side Effects & Dangers | IAWP from The International Association of Wellness Professionals

Red 40 can be found in many common foods you might eat every day but is it safe for you? Learn more in our guide about red 40.

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FD&C Red #40 Powder 454 Grams from

A powdered dye used when red color is required. For professional use only.

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The Hidden Health Risks of Food Dyes from EatingWell

How bad is Red 40 and more synthetic dyes?

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Food Dyes: Red Does Not Mean GO from HuffPost

Petroleum-derived colors are cheaper. Plain and simple. But they're not safe and they're completely unnecessary given modern sourcing and manufacturing....

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Does Red Food Dye Cause ADHD or Hyperactivity? - ChildrensMD from ChildrensMD

Many parents say they have cured their kids from ADHD by removing artificial colors from their diet, especially Red Dye #40.  Since 2010 the European Union has required warning labels on foods with artificial dyes stating that they “may have an adverse effect on activity and attention in children.”  But here in the United States… READ MORE

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The Hidden Dangers in Your Dietary Supplements | achs.edu from

Here we look at 5 dangerous ingredients in your vitamins and dietary supplements. Some of them may surprise you!

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Do Red and Yellow Food Dyes Disrupt Children's Behavior? from EcoWatch

Chemical food dyes have a long, nefarious and toxic history. They've been used to adulterate food's appearance and even disguise rotting food.

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