Originally aired on KCBS Radio on October 18, 2023
In a first-in-the-nation move, California has officially banned the use of Red Dye No. 3 and three other chemicals used in food.
Governor Newsom signed the law this month and it’s now putting the spotlight on the use of other artificial colors and chemicals that the FDA is supposed to regulate.
For a closer look, KCBS Radio’s Bret Burkhart and Patti Reising spoke with Emily Broad Leib, Director of Harvard’s Food Law and Policy Clinic.