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DIY Natural Fabric Dyes

By Kim Robson: Here on Green Mom, we’ve discussed the dangers of food dyes and some brilliant natural alternatives to chemical food dyes. Today, let’s cover natural fabric dyes. From those unnaturally neon-bright colors to the dangers of added flame retardants, there are many good reasons to try dyeing your …

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Food Dyes and Kids

By Kim Robson: Artificial food coloring can be found in nearly all processed foods today. Food dyes are used for a number of reasons: to offset loss of natural color due to light, air, temperature extremes, moisture, or storage; to make a uniform product by correcting natural variations in color; …

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Food Dyes–How To Know Them and To Avoid Them

 By Kim Robson Artificial food coloring can be found in nearly all processed foods today. Food dyes are any colorant, pigment, or solid that imparts color to food. The most common artificial colorings still in use today, including Blue No. 1, Yellow No. 5, and Red No. 3, were approved by …

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