What were these additives doing in our food supply in the first place? According to the article, they have been approved and used since 1964.
Nutrition textbooks offer this information:
Delaney Clause: A clause added to the 1958 Food Additives Amendment of the Pure Food and Drug Act that prohibits the intentional addition to any food of any compound that has been shown to induce cancer in animals or humans, at any dose.
Guess they missed these seven. Now we know what “artificial flavor” means on an ingredient list?
Despite the criticism of the term “clean eating” by some, perhaps our food has become a little less “dirty”.