yellow 5

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FD&C Yellow 5: What It Is, Health Effects, Cancer Risk, and More from Healthline

Yellow 5 is an artificial food coloring that has been shown to have some negative side effects in certain studies. But the FDA says it's safe. We'll tell you the research and let you decide.

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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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Health Effects of Yellow 5 Food Coloring | Livestrong.com from LIVESTRONG.COM

Yellow 5 is also known as tartrazine or E102. Yellow 5 is widely used in the making of potato chips, jams, candy, drinks and even pet food. It is also added to shampoo and other cosmetic products, as well as vitamins and certain medications.

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The Potential Risks of Tartrazine from Verywell Health

Learn if tartrazine (or FD&C yellow #5) cause allergic reactions and what other potential concerns exist concerning cancer, brain damage, and more.

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The Side Effects of Tartrazine - StopKillingMyKids.com from StopKillingMyKids.com

Certain food additives are dangerous to our children, but who would have thought that the dyes used would be dangerous? I grew up using food coloring in frosting, decorating cookies and cakes…I don’t even know what else my mother used it on. So the fact that artificial coloring is so…

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

Color Additive Status List

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Food Dyes: Are They Safe? from doctoroz.com

Companies have long been adding dyes to a myriad of products including food, candies, drinks, toothpastes and shampoos. They do it because these dyes are cheaper, more stable and brighter than most natural colorings. However, how safe are these chemicals? Could it be putting your family at risk?

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Yellow fever from

WHO fact sheet about yellow fever, an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. It provides key facts and information on signs and symptoms, populations at risk, transmission, treatment, prevention, WHO response.

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Does Mountain Dew kill sperm? The truth from

There is a persistent myth that the popular drink Mountain Dew kills sperm cells. Some people incorrectly think components of the drink, including caffeine and tartrazine, affect male fertility. This is not true. Learn more about what other factors to do with a person’s health might affect fertility here.

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Rainbow Risks: 6 Artificial Food Colors You Need To Know About from The Healthy

Artificial colorings are added to many different foods. They may make your food look pretty, but there can be hidden risks.

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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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Yellow fever: Questions and answers from World Health Organization

Questions and answers about the yellow fever. Yellow fever is caused by a virus (Flavivirus) which is transmitted to humans by the bites of infected aedes and haemogogus mosquitoes.

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Artificial Food Coloring: Good or Bad? from Food Network

Sure, artificial food coloring makes food look more appealing, but they also contain plenty of chemicals. Are they safe? Learn more about what these food additives are made of and where to find (and avoid) them.

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