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Coca-Cola, PepsiCo to drop controversial ingredient

...said BVO isn't used in many other countries, but it would be phased out in Canada and Latin America as well.The Center for Science in the Public Interest, a health advocacy group, said the Food and Drug Ad ministration permitted the use of BVO...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-05/coca-cola-pepsico-drop-con
FDA to revise nutrition facts label

...There's a feeling that nutrition labels haven't been as effective as they should be," says Michael Jacobson of the Center for Science in the Public Interest. "When you look at the label, there are roughly two dozen numbers of substances that people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-23/fda-revise-nutrition-facts
No more trans fat: FDA banning the artery-clogger

...to justify a possible phase-out since just after President Obama came into office in 2009.The advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest first petitioned FDA to ban trans fats nine years ago. The group's director, Michael Jacobson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/no-more-trans-fat-fda-bann
FDA proposes new food safety rules

...should transform the FDA from an agency that tracks down outbreaks after the fact, to an agency focused on preventing food contamination in the first place," said Caroline Smith DeWaal, of the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-04/fda-proposes-sweeping-new-
Mountain Dew to introduce a breakfast drink

...have 72 milligrams of caffeine while a can of PepsiCo's Amp energy drink has 142 milligrams, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest.By comparison, a 16-ounce cup of Starbucks coffee has 330 milligrams of caffeine.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-11/mountain-dew-introduce-bre
Always read the fine print, or you risk paying the price

...are designed to look like testimonials from women who lost weight on the acai supplements. Recent research by the Center for Science in the Public Interest identified more than 75 different phony blogs that led to Web sites touting acai-berry supplements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/20/yrb_521014.shtml
Your Business
Advocacy group sues Coca-Cola over VitaminWater

...claims about VitaminWater. The Washington-based Center for Science in the Public Interest accuses Coke of selling what...not," she said. This is the second lawsuit the Center for Science in the Public Interest has filed against Coca-Cola...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/16/bus_507823.shtml
Business
Chemical to be dropped from popcorn

...Popcorn Co. of Indianapolis, said it would replace the butter flavoring ingredient because of consumer concern. The Center for Science in the Public Interest, a consumer advocacy group, said the change is significant for workers who handle diacetyl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/06/bus_142594.shtml
Business
Americans: Too much salt, not enough understanding

...in Dallas, "if you could get the food processors to do it." That's a big if. Advocacy groups, such as the Center for Science in the Public Interest, for years have pushed the government to regulate salt, put warning labels on high-sodium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/07/liv_91668.shtml
Life & style
'Nutrition mullahs' strike again

...Not a sponge. Nope. They and their cartoon pitchman friends are goats. Scapegoats, to be precise. The radical Center for Science in the Public Interest is going to court to force cereal maker Kellogg Co. and cable TV network Nickelodeon to cut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/24/edi_49310.shtml
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