The FDA has proposed banning a popular food product used in MANY consumer foods.
It’s called BVO, and it’s in more American-made products than you might think!
Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) is a food additive that is used to help emulsify citrus-flavored soft drinks, preventing the flavoring ingredients from separating during distribution. BVO contains bromine atoms which are bonded to the triglycerides that are derived from vegetable oil.
The concern with BVO stems from the presence of bromine, which is an element found in brominated flame retardants. Some research has suggested that excessive consumption of BVO can lead to bromine accumulation in the body, potentially causing toxic effects. These effects may include neurological disorders, altered thyroid hormones, and