brominated vegetable oil


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brominated vegetable oil

A food additive—formally designated by the US Code of Federal Regulations as an “interim food additive”—which is used as an emulsifier and clouding agent in some carbonated drinks to keep fat-soluble citrus flavours in solution and impart a desirable cloudiness to the drink.
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PepsiCo had said last year that it would remove brominated vegetable oil from Gatorade.
Artificial Colorings (Citrus Red 2, Red 40) Aspartame (NutraSweet) Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA) Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT) Heptyl Paraben Propyl Gallate Quinine [D] A Certain People Should Avoid These cause allergic or other reactions in some people.
The ingredient, Brominated Vegetable Oil, or BVO, is found in Coca-Cola fruit and sports drinks including Fanta and Powerade.
said it would stop using brominated vegetable oil in Gatorade and find another way to evenly distribute color in the sports drink.
Both Coke and Pepsi have recently stopped using brominated vegetable oil in their beverages, Starbucks agreed to ditch a red dye made of crushed insects, and Kraft pledged to replace the artificial dyes in its macaroni and cheese.