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Topic: UK Foodstuffs found to have banned colouring, 359 foodstuffs affected and still growing

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Samsara
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Posted on February 18, 2005 at 16:41:41 [Post link]
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Apparenty a carcenagenic food colouring that was banned three years ago is in a chilli powder that is still being used today! Affects most food hat is red!

Full story and list of affected products etc. here:
http://www.sky.com/skynews/home
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4277677.stm
And by the food standards agency themselves!
http://www.food.gov.uk/news/newsarchive/2005/feb/worcester
http://www.food.gov.uk/safereating/sudani/sudanlist

[Edited on 18/2/05 by AirMan]


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Posted on February 26, 2005 at 0:52:51 [Post link]
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The funny thing is that the illegal chemical is certainly going to be my systems (yes, I came from England) so worrying about it is pointless, just another scare story coming from tabloids. *shrugs*

Samsara
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Posted on February 26, 2005 at 19:46:48 [Post link]
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Actually, I came directly from the Food Standards Agency, not the tabloids. This is official.


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Posted on February 26, 2005 at 23:33:00 [Post link]
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Yeah, but you know the tabloids will brick themselves and cry "OH MY ****ING GOD! WE'RE GOING TO DIE!!!!"

The fact that this chemical is recently outlawed isn't going to appear on their radar.

Samsara
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Posted on February 27, 2005 at 19:11:42 [Post link]
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If you count recently as three years ago.

No one said "OMG! WE'RE GONNA DIE!!!!". Infact, they did completely the opposite. It wasn't in ANY tabloids. However, it was on TV news (Sky, BBC etc.), but by no account did they say anything to panic anyone. They said it's best not eaten, but not likely to harm in small doses.


 

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