Amounts of Food Dyes in Brand-name Foods

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Amounts in Some Foods Exceed Levels Used in Many Tests of Dyes Impact on Children’s Behavior

A child who eats 2 cups of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, a small bag of Skittles, and 8 ounces of Crush Orange will consume 102 mg. of artificial food dyes. Behavioral tests found as little as 30 mg. can cause adverse reactions.