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FDA panel rejects food dye/hyperactivity link

Current data have not established that artificial food dyes cause hyperactive behavior in the general population of children, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee said on Thursday. Get the full story »

Critics cite kids’ health in urging ban on food dyes

The color dyes used to brighten cereals, snacks and drinks help make some children hyperactive and should be banned or at least carry a warning, critics told U.S. government advisers on Wednesday. Get the full story »