Nightly News   |  March 08, 2013

Moms petition Kraft to remove yellow dyes

The deep orange-yellow color found in Kraft Macaroni & Cheese powder is raising concern among some moms. They’ve started a petition asking the company to take out yellow dye numbers 5 and 6, which have been linked to hyperactivity in children. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> they say kraft mac-n-cheese is the cheesiest and also the orangest, a color worn by road crews. tonight some food bloggers from north carolina , both moms, are pressuring kraft to take the numbers 5 and 6 out of the product. they claim it's been linked to hyperactivity and children and other things. kraft says the product is safe and healthy and they offer a multitude of products without added colors.