Europe BANS Food Dyes due to ADHD & Cancer Links
Interestingly, five of the allowed colors in the USA were linked to ADHD, Cancer and other health conditions in Europe. The link was made in a study done by Southampton University, which found these dyes to cause elementary school aged children to become distracted, failing computer attention tests.
In the USA, the five commonly used synthetic dyes are:
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