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Soda Carcinogen Caramel Color
2014-01-23 15:32:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An investigation by Consumer Reports has revealed troublingly high levels of a carcinogenic brown food coloring in Pepsi One and Goya Malta sodas. Although there are no limits on the use of the investigated food additive, also known as 4-methylimidazole (4-MeI) or caramel color, California has the substance on its Proposition 65 list of carcinogens. Passed in 2011, the California law requires a food or beverage to have a health warning...

2014-01-22 12:22:46

In his new role as Digital and Brand Strategist, the pop star will debut in a national commercial, perform during Super Bowl week and help launch a national contest for teens PURCHASE, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquafina(®) FlavorSplash(®), a line of sparkling and still water beverages and liquid water enhancers, is kicking off 2014 by encouraging teens everywhere to "Make a Splash" and celebrate their passions. To help spread the word, the brand's first-ever national...

2014-01-21 16:24:24

Actress Amber Zion selected to perform National Anthem during pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) announced today that after an extensive search actress Amber Zion has been selected to bring the beauty of American Sign Language (ASL) to one of the most popular sports and entertainment events of the year - Super Bowl Sunday. Earlier today the National Football League and FOX...

2014-01-21 08:25:24

Public to Have Free Access to Festivities as PepsiCo Expresses Appreciation and Thanks to New York, New Jersey and their Residents NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo will present a free, three-day celebration of Super Bowl XLVIII and its hosts, New York and New Jersey, at Bryant Park in New York City. The food and beverage company today announced plans to transform a section of Bryant Park and offer the public complimentary tastes of unique, artisanal fare that...

2014-01-17 16:22:51

Celebrity Mom Brooke Burke-Charvet Hosts Short Film Premiere at 2014 Sundance Film Festival CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- These days, we're moving through life at turbo speed. We race through the things we love and often lack energy for the people we love. You could say Americans are in the midst of a Human Energy Crisis: people run out of energy even before they run out of time in their day(1). In fact, consumers cite personal energy issues as their leading concern in a global...

2014-01-17 08:21:16

Brand Awards Lucky Fans VIP Experiences through Social Media Contest PLANO, Texas, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cracker Jack'D brand, on a mission to help keep on-the-go consumers satisfied throughout their busy days, has signed on as a premier sponsor of the Nitro Circus Live action sports U.S. tour. Known for showcasing some of the world's best action sports athletes performing adrenaline-pumping motocross, BMX and skateboarding stunts, Nitro Circus Live makes its U.S. debut in 2014...

2014-01-16 12:28:00

PURCHASE, N.Y. and KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As an official sponsor of the 2014 Academy Awards, Pepsi announced today it is giving guests of selected Regal Hollywood Theatres the exclusive chance to "Sip Like a Star" and be part of Hollywood's biggest night. Running from Friday, Jan. 17 through Friday, Feb. 14, moviegoers can purchase any Pepsi fountain beverage, including Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew and Sierra Mist, at one of Regal's participating Hollywood...

2014-01-14 12:24:19

Emmy Award-Winning Performer and TV personality Wayne Brady Joins the Lay's Brand to Celebrate Flavor Ideas as They Are Submitted on Launch Day PLANO, Texas, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back by popular demand, Lay's, one of the marquee brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, today announced the return of its "Do Us A Flavor" contest, which invites fans nationwide to submit their ideas for the next great potato chip flavor for the chance to win a $1 million grand prize. Building on its...

2014-01-13 04:21:10

LONDON, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its 7th year, Food Ingredients' Natural Colour Summit 2014 taking place on 25-27 March 2014 continues to address the hottest consumer priorities around health and wellness. With many equating 'natural' with 'healthy', natural colours and colouring foods are maintaining their rise in popularity. As one example, the US food additives market is projected to hit $5.8 billion by 2018, as a result of more rapid growth in upcoming...

2014-01-11 16:21:18

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BRUNO MARS has invited the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS to join him during the PEPSI SUPER BOWL XLVIII HALFTIME SHOW on FOX in MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday, February 2, 2014, it was announced today during FOX's broadcast of the NFC Divisional Playoff game featuring the New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks. Bruno Mars first announced his Super Bowl Halftime performance during an unprecedented live announcement on FOX NFL SUNDAY...


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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