One of the joys of being a kid was eating Kraft’s Mac & Cheese and happily stuffing your mouth with something that was as unnaturally orange as a package of radioactive Buffalo sauce-covered Twinkees. However, times have changed and now Kraft is looking to make its classic Mac & Cheese look like something that would actually result from the magical combination of macaroni pasta and real cheese.
USA Today reports that Kraft is saying it will stop using artificial preservatives and synthetic colors in its Mac & Cheese at the start of 2016, which means the nation’s children will no longer be able to feast on hearty helpings of Yellow 5 dye when they eat this iconic American meal. Instead, Kraft will give its Mac & Cheese more natural coloration via real spices such as paprika, annatto and turmeric.
So get your disturbingly colored Mac & Cheese while you still can, America — 2016 will be the dawn of a whole new era.