30 Dangerous Facts About Processed Food

Artificial Red Dye Is Often Added

6. Artificial Red Dye Is Often Added

You’d think that processed or frozen food which claim to contain strawberries or other red-colored fruits would be naturally red in color as well. It may come as a shock, but the red color that often greets our eyes when we open a pack, has hardly anything to do with the ingredient; it actually comes from dangerous dyes.

Red 40 is a dye that gives food its rich red color and its actually banned in many parts of Europe. It has been shown to have a direct link to ADHD and it is extracted from cochineal insects.

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