What are Colors?

Technically, color additives are any dye, pigment or substance that can impart color when added or applied to a food, drug, cosmetic or to the human body.

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News Update

IACM Supports Colors Remaining on the US National List

IACM submitted comments to the National Organic Standards Board in advance of its October 2020 meeting, supporting the relisting of colors on the National List. Colors continue to be important to organic food products and there is currently insufficient organic…

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OEHHA Draft Report on Synthetic Food Dyes

September 4, 2020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has published a draft risk assessment for public input after being tasked by the California Legislature to conduct “a risk assessment of the potential impacts of…

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