January 29th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
After an online petition received more than 200,000 complaints over PepsiCo Inc’s use of brominated vegetable oil in its Gatorade product line, the company has announced it will remove the controversial ingredient from the sports drink products.
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September 29th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
While controversy continues to surround the safety of BPA (bisphenol-A), the widely used chemical compound found in a variety of polycarbonate plastics, France’s ecology minister, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, announced she’s seeking labeling requirements for any food containers that contain BPA sold in France.
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May 1st, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Pressure from a number of shareholders demanding a plan of action by the Coca-Cola Company to eliminate bisphenol-A (BPA) from its soda can linings was not met with empathy at Wednesday’s company meeting in Atlanta.
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April 27th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Coca-Cola, the number one selling brand of soft drinks in the world, is under pressure to publicize a plan of action over shareholder concerns about bisphenol A (BPA), a toxin found in plastic bottles and can linings, which make up a core market segment of the manufacturer’s offerings.
Read More:Coca-Cola Shareholders Demand Answers on BPA in Packaging