Data released on benzene in soft drinks

Budgar, Laurie
July 2006
Natural Foods Merchandiser;Jul2006, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p12
The article reports on the survey which found out that Benzene known as carcinogen is present in high levels in five soft drinks, according to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These include Safeway Select Diet Orange, crush pineapple, Aqua Cal Strawberry Flavored Water and Crystal Light Sunrise Classic Orange. According to FDA the levels of benzene found in soft drinks and other beverages to date do not pose a safety concern for consumers.


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