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Where is Red 3 legal? See where your state stands

CSPI’s interactive map tracks which states have introduced or passed legislation to ban the harmful color additive Red 3 in foods.

Red 3 Legislation Map FAQ

In 2023, California became the first US state to ban the harmful food color additive Red 3. Since then, other states have followed suit by introducing their own legislation to restrict the use of this synthetic food dye. Learn more about Red 3 ban legislation and how to use our interactive map by clicking the questions to the right.

Posted: March 20, 2024

Updated: April 17, 2024

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