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Students finish their lunch at Lowell Elementary School in Albuquerque, N.M., on Aug. 22, 2023. A legislative proposal would ban six artificial food dyes in California schools. Susan Montoya Bryan/AP hide caption

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Doughnuts for sale at a Dunkin' Donuts in Edmond, Okla. Last year, the parent company said it would remove artificial colors from its products in the U.S. by the end of 2018. Now they say they've already achieved that goal for their flagship product. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Nestle announced that it is removing artificial flavors and colorings from all of its chocolate candy products — including the dyes used to give the inside of a Butterfinger, like this one, that orange hue. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Chocolate Makeover: Nestle Dumps Artificial Colorings

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