Fact sheet: Synthetic food dyes and California's OEHHA

43% of Products Marketed to Kids are Artificially Dyed, Study Finds

Evidence of the link between synthetic food dyes and neurobehavioral problems in children, including hyperactivity and inattention, has been accumulating for decades.

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) conducted the most sophisticated and rigorous assessment undertaken to date of the relationship between synthetic dyes and effects on child behavior.

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