Wearing green on March 17? That’s for amateurs. Die-hard SPD fans paint their faces, dye their hair and – armed with little bottles of food coloring – even eat green. But if you’ve ever wondered how safe it is to turn your bacon green for St. Paddy’s Day, we’re with you. Smithsonian magazine sheds a little light: Most research indicates that, in small doses, the synthetic dye is non-toxic, but other studies suggest that the chemicals could be linked to ADHD.
article: “Is it Safe to Drink Green Milk?” from Smithsonian magazine