Tag Archives: Food Additives

43% of Products Marketed to Kids are Artificially Dyed, Study Finds | Center for Science in the Public Interest

Why keeping it natural makes the most sense! – Candies marketed to kids had the highest proportion of products with artificial dyes (96 percent) followed by fruit-flavored snacks (95 percent), drink mixes and powders (90 percent), and frozen breakfast foods (86 percent). Researchers at the University of North Carolina Asheville catalogued foods, as well as […]


The 14 ingredients in McDonald’s FRIES | Daily Mail Online

Erm… I think we’ll stick to Nanna’s home-made oven-baked fries! – During his investigation he found that there are two rounds of frying. He also discovered that dimethylpolysiloxane – a form of silicone found in Silly Putty – is used in the making of McDonald’s fries along with a petrol-based chemical called tertiary butylhydroquinone (TBHQ). However, […]


10 Food Additives You Need to Avoid | Rodale Wellness

Why reading those ingredient lists is so important! – Many of the additives in packaged snacks and meals haven’t actually been tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they fall on the “generally recognized as safe,” or GRAS, list. Per the FDA’s GRAS Notification Program, substances that are “generally recognized, among experts […]