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PepsiCo To Halt Use Of Flame Retardant As Emulsifier In Gatorade
2013-01-27 05:40:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online PepsiCo Inc has announced that they will discontinue the use of a controversial ingredient in some flavors of their Gatorade-brand sports drink, though they insist the move was not made in response to a Mississippi teenager´s petition seeking the chemical´s removal. The ingredient in question, brominated vegetable oil (BVO), is a chemical that contains bromine, which is also found in fire retardants, according to...

2009-08-24 16:48:53

For the first time in the U.S. version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire, a contestant tried to answer the $1 million question and got it wrong. Ken Basin, an entertainment lawyer from Los Angeles, Calif., went home with $25,000 in winnings after incorrectly answering the $1 million question on Sunday's finale of the special prime-time edition of Who Wants to be a Millionaire with Regis Philbin as host, ABC said. The network revived its former prime time ratings juggernaut for two weeks to...

2009-06-04 09:00:00

- Airline Adds Popular Citrus Beverage to Industry's Largest On-Board Drinks Line-Up - ORLANDO, Fla., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that it is adding popular citrus beverage, Fresca(R), onboard all flights, effective today. The calorie free drink will become the 21st beverage of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) available complimentary to all passengers. "AirTran Airways continues to delight and surprise...

2008-07-14 12:00:34

By AMY SCATTERGOOD Aguas frescas can take the heat out of the season LOS ANGELES -- On counters of neighborhood "taquerias" and Oaxacan restaurants, at Salvadoran farmers market stands and East Los Angeles backyard parties, even at swank Hollywood restaurants, you can see the huge glass "vitroleros," beehive-shaped jars filled with "aguas frescas" in a spectrum of stunning colors. Each flavor is like a point of reference on a color wheel: the deep magenta of "jamaica" (a variety of...

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