Coke Copies Pepsi, Removes Potentially Harmful Ingredient from Sports Drink

Coke Copies Pepsi, Removes Potentially Harmful Ingredient from Sports Drink

The Coca Cola company is quietly removing brominated vegetable oil (BVO) from its Powerade line of sports drinks. The move comes only months after PepsiCo subsidiary Gatorade announced it will be removing BVO from its sport drink by the end … Continue reading

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Mountain Dew to Kickstart Your Breakfast ?!?

Mountain Dew to Kickstart Your Breakfast ?!?

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, Mountain Dew is now available for breakfast. The teen cult drink, chock full of all that is wrong with ingredients is now expanding to the breakfast category. Why do we have … Continue reading

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Gatorade to Remove Controversial Ingredient. Still Overmarketed, Unnecessary

Gatorade to Remove Controversial Ingredient. Still Overmarketed, Unnecessary

A first small step in a good direction? Gatorade is planning to remove a controversial ingredient, Brominated Vegetable Oil, from its beverages this year. Parent company PepsiCo says the change was in the works for the last year. But it … Continue reading

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