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Popular foods taking on new hues without artificial dyes

...cite a study linking them to hyperactivity in children in calling for them to be phased out. Lisa Lefferts at the Center for Science in the Public Interest also says artificial colors can be used in deceptive ways."They mask the absence of ingredients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-23/popular-foods-taking-new-h
McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

...to provide details on how the moves have changed soda sales.Margo Wootan, director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said the decline in sodas for Happy Meals showed promise."It takes more than one year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/mcdonalds-fewer-happy-meal
FDA tells food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

...companies are allowed to round less than half of a gram of trans fat to zero on the package.The advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest first petitioned FDA to ban trans fats 11 years ago. The group's director, Michael Jacobson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-16/fda-tells-food-industry-ph
FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

...safety and data of the GMO food in comparison to conventional variety.Gregory Jaffe, biotechnology director for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, in a statement Friday objected to the voluntary system for approving GMOs and said legislation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-20/fda-approves-genetically-e
McDonald's to use chicken without human antibiotics

...antibiotics important in human medicine to promote growth in animals.Caroline Smith DeWaal, food safety director at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said McDonald's plan to sell milk produced without rBST was also a good step because the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-04/mcdonalds-use-chicken-with
YouTube Kids app criticized as deceiving

...Democracy, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Children Now, Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Watchdog, Consumers Union, Corporate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-07/youtube-kids-app-criticize
Fast-food resolution: Transform junk food image

...you take (an ingredient) out, what are you giving up?" he said.Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said there are likely many cases where artificial preservatives or colors could be replaced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-02/fast-food-resolution-trans
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo to drop controversial ingredient

...said BVO isn't used in many other countries, but it would be phased out in Canada and Latin America as well.The Center for Science in the Public Interest, a health advocacy group, said the Food and Drug Ad ministration permitted the use of BVO...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-05/coca-cola-pepsico-drop-con
No more trans fat: FDA banning the artery-clogger

...to justify a possible phase-out since just after President Obama came into office in 2009.The advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest first petitioned FDA to ban trans fats nine years ago. The group's director, Michael Jacobson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/no-more-trans-fat-fda-bann
FDA to revise nutrition facts label

...There's a feeling that nutrition labels haven't been as effective as they should be," says Michael Jacobson of the Center for Science in the Public Interest. "When you look at the label, there are roughly two dozen numbers of substances that people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-23/fda-revise-nutrition-facts