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Some of America's most popular packaged foods and soft drinks contain ingredients so bad for you they're actually -- and in many other countries.
In some cases most other countries.
That's according to a recent book called rich food to poor food a doctor and a nutritionist wrote it for example Mountain View.
It's one of many soft drinks containing.
Brought -- vegetable oil.
That's an oil that makes the -- stick to the liquid.
It's also apparently made from the same chemical used to disinfect swimming pools.
And it's linked to major organ damage.
That's just one of the reasons it's banned in more than 100 countries but here the United States -- FDA approved.
Next take foods with artificial food -- pretty much everything from fruit -- to Mac -- -- And the authors say certain dies in the food caused diseases including cancer in lab rats.
Again FDA approved while -- in countries including France Norway to name just a couple.
Fox News reached out -- the company's reaction to these claims we have heard back from -- -- -- But the Food and Drug Administration which approves these foods for our consumption tells us it uses an extensive science based process to evaluate the safety of food additives.
Will car with the news or West Coast news of this afternoon will.
-- -- -- your from the -- so you might be like me I love hot sauce on just about everything but what about putting hot sauce on your yoga mat.
That doesn't sound too good how about on the bottom of your ten issue -- basically this author is saying that some of the ingredients that are.
And these -- the same ingredients and popular -- just like hungry man frozen dinners.
If that sounds bad trust me it gets a little bit worse there -- ingredients in Gatorade checks next things like.
Bubble yum which is an oldie but -- -- the author says that those ingredients are actually linked to some cancers.
They've been banned in other countries but right here in the United States they're perfectly legal here's what he -- I don't necessarily think that this is going to be an issue were were going to be able to get the FDA to ban these ingredients we'd much we much would rather.
Empower the consumer we wanna give them the education that they need to they can do something in the grocery store today I think if Americans start to look at food quality.
And really focus on that.
I think we can we can prevent and reverse many of today's lifestyle and -- health conditions and diseases that were plagued by.
We reached out to all the companies actually make these products so far we have not gotten any responses -- we also reached out the FDA -- did give us a statement.
It says quote that.
The agency continues to monitor the science on through that it is and is prepared to take appropriate action if there any safety concerns.
We have that entire statement on our website which is foxnews.com.
And -- I can tell if there's -- there's silver lining here it actually comes from my -- told me earlier today that this story just proves.
I need to eat more -- -- -- that you will car thank you -- live in Los Angeles the newest member of the fair and balanced team and we welcome them.
Chemical found in a lot of the frozen dinners may be FDA approved over here.
But in Singapore.
If you use that same additive be prepared to serve up to fifteen years in prison.
And pay a fine of up to 500000.
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