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Consumer Reports factsheet on synthetic food dyes

Consumer Reports factsheet on synthetic food dyes, which have been linked to adverse neurobehavioral symptoms, such as inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity, in certain children, particularly those at risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). CR supports a ban on synthetic food dyes. Short of that, a warning label should be added to food and beverages containing synthetic food dyes.