Help individuals avoid artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives in foods and beverages.
Restrict Artificial Ingredients (1 point)
One of the following requirements is met:
Projects phase out (over a maximum of three years) the use, sale and provision of foods and beverages containing artificial ingredients listed in the table below. Additionally, all foods and beverages sold or provided within the project boundary are clearly labeled on packaging, nearby menus or signage to indicate whether they contain artificial ingredients listed in the table below.
All foods and beverages sold or provided on a daily basis within the project boundary do not contain artificial ingredients listed in the table below:
Blue 1 (E133), Blue 2 (E132), Green 3, Orange B, Citrus Red 2, Red 3 (E127), Red 40 (E129), Yellow 5 (E102), Yellow 6 (E110), carmine, cochineal extract, caramel coloring
acesulfame-potassium (acesulfame-k), aspartame, saccharin, sucralose, cyclamate
sodium nitrate, sodium nitrite, potassium bromate, potassium iodate, propyl gallate, BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole), BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene), BVO (brominated vegetable oil)
Note: These artificial ingredients and additives have been deemed “unsafe in amounts consumed or very poorly tested and not worth any risk” by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
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