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EU, US approaches to chemical regulation: Is there middle ground?

June 13, 2014
A large number of chemicals and food additives that are legal in the United States are banned for use in food and beverage manufacturing in some parts of the European Union. But does this mean that U.S. products put consumers at risk?
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Report raises concerns over use of GRAS food additives

April 15, 2014
The Natural Resources Defense Council claims that labeling food additives as "generally recognized as safe" (GRAS) creates a loophole in regulation.
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PepsiCo removes controversial chemical ingredient from Gatorade

January 28, 2013
PepsiCo is removing brominated vegetable oil (BVO), a bromine-containing chemical that is found in flame retardants, from its Gatorade drinks in response to consumer concerns.
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