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Coke settles benzene lawsuit

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports on Coca-Cola's settling of a benzene-in-soda lawsuit and the reformulation of two of its products.

Angry Toxicologist and Effect Measure were quick to pick this up. Their verdicts: Coke's baby steps are better than the inaction of Pepsi, Sunny Delight, Shasta, Rockstar, Polar and retailers Safeway and Publix. Still, there is no need for the combination of Vitamin C and preservatives that form benzene in children's drinks.

EWG work on benzene in soda.

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