Are Food Dyes Getting You Sick?

Banned in some countries, and linked with serious health reactions, here in the U.S. synthetic coal tar food dyes are legal and commonplace–with no consumer warning labels.

Preservatives, Dyes in Medication may be Harmful to Health: Study

Both prescription (Rx) and over-the-counter (OTC) medications frequently contain the same unwanted additives (including preservatives, antimicrobials, dyes) that consumers are intentionally avoiding in their food.  These additives are commonly listed as “inactive” on the drug label, but new scientific studies demonstrate that several additives are not inert and may be potentially harmful.