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Pepsi Working On New Sweetener For Diet Pepsi In US Markets
2012-08-31 14:59:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online PepsiCo is working on a new Diet Pepsi product that will taste more like what it serves in its international markets. The company is aiming to create a Diet Pepsi formula for the U.S. that tastes like what it does as soon as its made, before it is exposed to the heat and transportation it faces when being moved from production to retail stores. The artificial sweetener used in U.S. Diet Pepsi, aspartame, breaks down and loses...

Cancer Causing Chemical Prevalent In Pepsi And Coke Products
2012-03-07 08:26:01

Popular soft-drink products contain levels of a chemical that is a known animal carcinogen, according to new chemical analyses. The chemical 4-methylimidazole (4-MI) was found in Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, Diet Coke, and Diet Pepsi after an analyses by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). CSPI said the carcinogen forms when ammonia or ammonia and sulfates are used to manufacture the "caramel coloring" that gives sodas their distinctive brown colors. The organization...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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