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Coca-Cola and Pepsi removing controversial ‘flame retardant’ ingredient from all drinks

06
May
2014

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will both remove from all of their beverages a controversial ingredient that includes an element also found in flame retardants, reports the Associated Press. Coca-Cola intends to have the ingredient, brominated vegetable oil (BVO), removed from its drinks by the end of the year; PepsiCo announced plans to remove BVO from Gatorade last year and reportedly said yesterday, following Coca-Colas announcement, that the rest of its products would also be dropping it, though no timeframe was given. All of our beverages, including those with BVO, are safe and always have been.Coca-Cola says that BVO is used to improve the stability of certain drinks by preventing other ingredients from separateing.

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