FDA Bans Use of BVO in All Food and Beverages


The ban officially goes into effect on Aug. 2 and after that date, companies will have one year to “reformulate, relabel and stop selling products that contain BVO,” the FDA said.  Before the FDA took a stance on brominated vegetable oil, California was the first state to ban the use of the ingredient, along with potassium bromate, propylparaben, and red dye 3. Since then, other states including Missouri, Washington, New York and Illinois have followed suit. Read more here.

Author: Food Dive