Health Tip: Some Cake Decorations Shouldn't Be Eaten
(HealthDay News) -- Some decorations sold for use on birthday cakes may not be what parents wish for, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
Some decorative glitters and dusts may contain ingredients that shouldn't be eaten, the agency says. They're marketed as luster dust, disco dust, twinkle dust, sparkle dust highlighter, shimmer powder, pearl dust and petal dust.
The FDA offers these suggestions before deciding on how to decorate a cake:
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