It would be GREAT if they banned this in the USA!
A colouring which has been linked to cancer and is found in soft drinks including Coca-Cola must be banned in Britain, campaigners have said.
The chemical, which gives some cola-flavoured drinks their caramel colour, has been linked to causing cancer according to laboratory tests.
The levels of the additive, known as 4-methylimidazole (4-MI), have already been reduced in Coca-Cola and Pepsi in the United States, after the state of California stipulated any food or drink containing it must be labelled with a cancer warning.
No such change has yet been adopted in Britain or the rest of the world.
Campaigners have now called on manufacturers to “respect the health of consumers”, and intend to write to health ministers calling for a ban of the…
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