Red 40

Today I had a blueberry flavored Oatmeal Crisp Fruit ‘n Cereal Bar. Among its 60 or so ingredients are Red 40 and Blue 1. Today’s lesson: how to do research on the internet. I’m limiting my research to Red 40, though. Search for "Red 40" at google.com. The first hit returned has lots of neat chemical formulas and pictures, stating: These dyes were originally manufactured from coal tar, but are