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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girl asking Pepsi to consider removing brominated vegetable oil from its drinks, including Gatorade.
He reportedly ingested eight liters a day of the soft drink Ruby Red Squirt, which contains brominated vegetable oil as an emulsifier and flavoring agent.
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.