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The Danger of (Artificial) Dyes

On most days my son, Liam, is a bright, curious, kind nine-year-old.

On days when he’s eaten food made with artificial food dyes, he’s an irritable, angry, inconsolable nightmare. 535 more words

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The Value of Vignettes

Mention a case vignette to anyone who has gone through the certification process for the CANS, ANSA, CAT/CSPI or FAST and you will likely hear groans, and see eye rolls. 657 more words

What Is TCOM

Worst of the Best

Sodium (salt) in high doses is dangerous. None of us should consume more than 2,300 mg per day. And many should have even less, depending on which metabolic conditions they may be suffering. 54 more words


FDA Extended Compliance Dates for Nutrition Facts Label Final Rules to 2020 and 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing to extend the compliance dates for the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label final rule and the Serving Size final rule from July 26, 2018, to… 360 more words


FDA Changes Tune, Will Require Restaurant Menu Calorie Info Starting May 2018

After repeatedly delaying the requirement that restaurants post calorie counts and other nutritional information on their menus — and after being sued by groups alleging that these delays are against the law… 646 more words

Food & Personal Care

The Dangers of Artificial Colors

People have been using artificial color additives to make food and beverages more appealing for years, but how safe is this practice?

Artificial dyes and lake colors are derived from synthetic material; unnatural sources. 337 more words

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