Artificial coloring, BHA, BHT, Astaxanthin, Benzoic acid a.k.a sodium benzoate are a few of the 14,000 laboratory-made additives that food producers use to make our food last longer and appear fresher.
Did you know that the FDA allows 10 colors in foods? You can find a color additive section at www.fda.gov/forindustry/coloradditives/default.htm
Velonda Thompson, PhD
author of "Pass the Sweet Potatoes, Please!" and "Calm Under Fire"