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SB-504 Synthetic food dyes.(2017-2018)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 110961 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

110961.
 (a) On or before December 1, 2018, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment shall review existing, published, peer-reviewed scientific literature on the risks, if any, to children who consume synthetic food dyes. On or before July 1, 2019, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment shall issue a report that addresses the following questions:
(1) Do synthetic dyes adversely affect some children’s behavior?
(2) If yes, what risk management options are available to the Legislature, if any?
(b) The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment may request assistance from the Children’s Environmental Health Program, the California Research Bureau, the Senate Office of Research, or the California State Auditor.