Jackboy's Dog Bakery

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Beautiful Poisons – Food Dyes to Avoid


Sure they look beautiful and yummy. But are they safe for our dogs, or for us humans? We have put together some common color dyes used in food preparation so we are more informed on what this all means to our body. Remember, if it’s bad for us humans, usually it’s worst for our pets.




Allura Red AC or Red 17

Asthma, Rhinitis, Cancer, ADHD in children

Snacks,  Sauces, Candies and Soft Drinks

Brilliant Blue or Blue 1

Cancer, Tumors and ADHD in Children

Gelatins, Beverages, Icings, Syrups and Candies

Erythrosine or Red 3

Thyroid Tumors and Chromosomal Damage

Baked goods, Candies, Popsicles and Condiments

Fast Green or Green 3

Allergies, Tumors and Mutagenic Effects

Baked Goods, Gelatins, Sauces, Icings, Vegetables

Orange B

Allergies, Kidney Damage and ADHD in Children

Sausages and Hot Dogs

Sunset Yellow or Yellow 6

Adrenal Gland and Kidney Tumors

Baked Goods, Sausages, Gelatins

TarTrazine or Yellow 5

Asthmatic Attacks, Migraines, ADHD in Children, Blurred Vision and Anxiety

Snacks, Cereals, Jams, Instant Noodles, Cake Mixes and Candies


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This entry was posted on February 18, 2013 by in Uncategorized.
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