The Nexus Of Food Dye And Hyper Kids

Law360, New York (April 26, 2011, 12:50 PM EDT) -- After petitioning the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2008 to ban eight of the nine FDA-approved dyes, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) requested that the FDA convene to address the use of such additives. On March 30, the FDA’s Food Advisory Committee conducted a two-day conference to determine the nexus between food dye consumption and hyperactivity in children.

At the meeting, the Food Advisory Committee voted and determined the evidence was too inconclusive to require warning labels on food that contained...
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