The Action on Additives campaign aims to list all the foods, drinks and medicines which contain the additives linked to hyperactivity in susceptible children*.
The campaign is coordinated by The Food Commission and has been funded by a donation from the Organix Foundation, a charity which seeks to promote better quality food provision for babies and children.
The Action on Additives website is coordinated by The Food Commission, a not-for-profit company which campaigns for healthier, safer food in the UK. Visit the website at for lots more information on food and health.
The Food Magazine is a quarterly magazine produced by The Food Commission. The magazine is essential reading for anyone who cares about what they, or their children, eat.
The Organix Foundation is an independent charity funded from the profits of Organix Brands Ltd. The Foundation is administered by independent trustees. See www.organixfoundation.org/
* The research on additives and hyperactivity was published by The Food Standards Agency in September 2007. The research found that mixtures of artificial colourings and the preservative sodium benzoate could be linked to a negative effect on children’s behaviour. For more information click on the ‘Food Additives’ link at the top of the page.