30 Dangerous Facts About Processed Food

Yellow Food Dye Exists

24. Yellow Food Dye Exists

Is there really no such thing as natural food coloring? Apparently not! Food coloring called tartrazine or ‘Yellow 5’, is artificially created and is used to give processed food especially bakery products that nice summer tinge of yellow. Donuts, cakes, and even cookies look so much prettier with it.

Even the bigger names like Kraft, Dorritos, and carbonated drinks like Mountain Dew often add a few drops of tartrazine to their products. Here’s the catch- this dye has been linked to breathing problems, behavioral disorders, and skin allergy reactions like hives.

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