Brominated vegetable oil

A can of Fanta orange soda. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Coke, Pepsi dropping ‘BVO’ from all drinks

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola and PepsiCo said Monday they’re working to remove a controversial ingredient from all their drinks, including Mountain Dew, Fanta and Powerade. The ingredient, called brominated vegetable oil, had been the […]


Bottles of Powerade sports drink and other Coca-Cola products. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

Coke to drop controversial ingredient entirely

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola says it will drop a controversial ingredient from all its drinks that contain it, not just Powerade. The Atlanta-based company says brominated vegetable oil is still being used in some […]



Gatorade to remove controversial ingredient

NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo Inc. is removing a controversial ingredient from its Gatorade sports drink in response to customer complaints.



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