Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will both remove from all of their beverages a controversial ingredient that includes an element also found in flame retardants. Coca-Cola intends to have the ingredient, brominated vegetable oil (BVO), removed from its drinks by the end of the year; PepsiCo removed BVO from Gatorade last year and said yesterday— apparently following Coca-Cola's announcement — that the rest of its products would also be dropping it, though no timeframe was given.
Though it isn't used in all sodas and sports drinks, it's reportedly been used in quite a few big ones, particularly those with citrus flavoring, including Mountain Dew, Fanta, and Powerade.
originally posted by: Sremmos80
aa reply to: lovebeck
One more reason I am glad I never got the taste for pop. - See more at: www.abovetopsecret.com...
You spelled soda wrong, must be from the mid west or east coast
I'm glad to hear this! Now just to get the artificial coloring out of foods! (Among other things!)
Mmmm, dreaming of white butter.
We've got to accept food the way it should be, not how we want it to appear.