Researchers found that people who drank more than two glasses of artificially sweetened drinks were at a higher risk of death from cardiovascular diseases.
The Coca Cola infographic that is going viral on the internet tells us nothing we don't already know, that aerated drinks are not healthy.
The minister also added that the PepsiCo Chairman was open to the idea of playing a role in enhancing the nutritional value of meals provided under the government's midday scheme
The ingredient, called brominated vegetable oil, had been the target of petitions on Change.org
The Obama administration is proposing new food labels that would make it easier to know about calories and added sugars, a reflection of the shifting science behind nutrition.
Pepsi said its caramel coloring suppliers are changing their manufacturing process to cut the amount of 4-Mel in its caramel. That process is complete in California and will be finished in February 2014 in the rest of the US.
An exhaustive account of the packaged food and soft drink industry shows how packaged food companies have worked long and hard to get you hooked onto their foods.