Effective in 2027, food brands will no longer be able to use brominated vegetable oil, potassium bromate, propylparaben and red 3 in California.
Food brands will likely remove these ingredients from all products they sell in the entire U.S., because it would be too difficult to remove them just in California. Also, this paves the way for other states to enact similar legislation.
But here's what you still need to watch out for…
You'll find Red 3 in some foods like Hot Tamales and some Funfetti products, but they will very likely replace it with Red 40, another artificial dye that's linked to health problems.
Which leads me to the really bad news: