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Group calls for FDA ban of soda 'caramel'

Some chemically enhanced caramel food colorings used in widely consumed cola drinks could cause cancer and should be banned, a U.S. consumer advocacy group urged the Food and Drug Administration Wednesday. Full story

Fudging Food Facts?

   Bruce Silverglade, of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, and Jeff Stier, of the American Council on Science & Health, discuss claims made by companies that produce so-called "healthy" drinks.

Ben & Jerry's to drop 'All Natural' from labels

Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's is dropping the phrase "all natural" from all labels after a request from a health advocacy group. Full story

Dangers lurking in your refregerator?

   What are the top ten "riskiest" foods that could cause illness outbreaks? NBC's Chris Jansing talks to Caroline Smith Dewaal from the Center for Science in the Public interest about the foods and an available salmonella vaccine for chickens.

The 10 riskiest foods in America

U.S. consumers have been bombarded with reports of contaminated food in recent years, leading to what the Center for Science in the Public Interest calls "a perfect storm of unsafe food." Full story

Beware of ‘Extreme Eating’ dangers

   David Zinczenko, author of “Eat This, Not That!,” takes a look at restaurants that were cited for their caloric offerings by The Center For Science In The Public Interest.

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