Thursday, July 1, 2010

Eye on additives

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

Velonda Thompson, PhD
author of "Pass the Sweet Potatoes, Please!" and "Calm Under Fire"

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