Soda Dyed With Caramel Color Could Be Exposing Consumers To Cancer-Causing Chemical

February 22, 2015 7:27 PM

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Researchers warned that regularly drinking soda could raise one's cancer risk due to a carcinogenic byproduct of caramel color.

Caramel color is a common ingredient in colas and other dark-colored soft drinks, the manufacturing process of some forms of this type of food dye involves the possible carcinogen 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reported. Data has suggested that between 44 ...

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