The Labour-led Assembly administration is keen to encourage children to eat healthily and the Labour rock is packed with such nutrients as sugar, glucose syrup, 'permitted food colours', E124, E129 and E171
Of the E numbers representing the colourings used, E171
may be carcinogenic, E133 is undergoing tests, while E124, E104, E122 and E110 have been linked to hyperactivity, asthma, rhinitis and urticaria.
1 yellow *, Cansu gel * containing colorants E104, E127 and E171
The good doctor fears I may be allergic to one of the gum's ingredients: E104, E171
, E321 and carnuba wax.
EXTRA Spearmint chewing gum has 13 ingredients of which 11 are additives: xylitol, sorbitol, mannitol, aspartame, calcium carbonate, glycerine, gum arabic, flavourings, E171
, E903, E320.