Petition asks Kraft to ‘Dump the Dyes’ from Mac & Cheese

Food bloggers and their followers have entered into a love and hate relationship with Kraft’s traditional Mac & Cheese. They love the idea that it’s there for when consumers need that warm embrace from the iconic comfort food. But they hate that it contains questionable synthetic food dyes, Yellow #5 and Yellow #6, linked to hyperactivity in kids. Today they took their conflict to Kraft headquarters outside of Chicago.

Food dyes: color us allergic

By Barbara Kessler Green Right Now Food dyes have been a health concern for decades, one we seemingly live with, like air pollution or the Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in paints and adhesives. People have fretted over the possibility that these synthetic...