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Coca-Cola Finally Eliminates Flame Retardant From Powerade

More than a year ago PepsiCo, makers of Gatorade, removed brominated vegetable oil (BVO), an ingredient that has been patented as a flame retardant, from its beverages. Coca-Cola, makers of Powerade, are finally getting on the band wagon. It was news when PepsiCo agreed to remove brominated vegetable oil (BVO), an ingredient that has been patented as […]

May 6th

Greenwash Alert: H.U.M.A.N. Healthy Vending

Yesterday, I jumped the gun and wrote favorably about HUMAN Healthy Vending Company. I was wrong. HUMAN Healthy Vending wants you to believe that their products are better and more healthy, but in several cases they are not. Ever since I wrote a post, Food & Beverage TrendWatch: H.U.M.A.N. Healthy Vending, its been bothering me. In the post I […]

January 28th

PepsiCo Removes Flame Retardant From Gatorade

It certainly is a week for beverage news reports. MINUTE MAID changed its fruit punch formulation to include an artificial sweetener.  Mott’s Immunity Support Fruit Punch was sued for false advertising claims. PepsiCo, makers of Gatorade, has agreed to remove brominated vegetable oil (BVO), an ingredient that has been patented as a flame retardant, from its beverages. Oy! […]

February 1st