PepsiCo, Brominated Vegetable Oil and Gatorade

“Inflamed Debate on Gatorade,” by Angela Logomasini
When well-intentioned, 16-year old Sarah Kavanagh Googled an ingredient that she found on the label of her Gatorade, she learned that the chemical–brominated vegetable oil (BVO)–is also patented in Europe as a flame retardant. Since she didn’t like what she learned, she launched a petition on to get PepsiCo Inc., to remove it from Gatorade. Read the full article on IWF’s Inkwell Blog.

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