FDA says it causes cancer. Yet it's in hundreds of candies.

FDA says it causes cancer. Yet it's in hundreds of candies.

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It’s illegal to use the carcinogenic color additive Red 3 in cosmetics, such as lipsticks or blush, or externally applied drugs. Yet the discredited chemical is lurking in common varieties of candy corn, Nerds, Peeps, Pez, SweeTarts, and hundreds of candies, cakes, and other foods, including dozens of seasonal Halloween items.

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