Brominated vegetable oil is a flavor enhancer in most soft drinks. It is also known as BVO. The Vegetable Oil is used to mix flavored citrus beverages to keep the flavor intact. BVO is banned in many countries like India, Japan, and Europe. It is added in many citrus beverages, mostly sodas, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, and many others. This synthetic additive to sodas is the worst amongst them. BVO is deadly, cold blooded, and will show no mercy. People like you, me, our neighbors, and our children have been crying to get rid of this poisonous snake. After floods of outcries, some dogs are concern about their profits. They want to show reverence. They have decided to stop using BVO in their sodas by 2016-2017. The bottom line is BVO is deadly and we want this evil gone. At the meaning get yourself, your family, and the ones you come about inform for safety. BVO has some serious adverse effects. Keep reading, you will find out High melanin skinned people tend to have more severe adverse effects because melanin does not respond well to synthetic chemicals.
•accumulates in the body
•linked with liver, kidney, thyroid, spleen, pancreas and testicle damage, birth defects and growth problems
•may be associated with allergic reactions
Brominated vegetable oil permitted in the following beverages or sodas:
• Citrus or spruce flavored beverages
• sun drop, Fresca, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Mountain Dew, Fanta orange, most citrus soda beverages
For more information on additives permitted in consumable products check out the book “Additive Alert.” It is a good read, it has an extensive list of herbicide, pesticide, insecticide, and other harmful chemicals that the FDA approved or permitted to be added to our foods for numerous reasons.
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