Azodicarbonamide Offenders: Subway Isn’t the Only One …

by Karl Utermohlen | February 7, 2014 3:03 pm

Azodicarbonamide Offenders: Subway Isn’t the Only One …

Azodicarbonamide is a yellow to orange red crystalline powder that’s toxic and normally used to create foamed plastics. These include yoga mats, shoe soles, floor mats and window gaskets.

subway185 Azodicarbonamide Offenders: Subway Isnt the Only One ...[1]This chemical has been highly controversial recently due to the fact that the FDA allows food companies[2] to use it as a flour-bleaching agent and dough conditioner. Subway recently vowed to remove[3] azodicarbonamide from its products following a petition signed by over 68,000 people.

Check out what other food companies use this toxic chemical in their products.

These are just a few of the companies that use the chemical on its products. Find more here[7].

MCD stock is up 0.9% and SBUX stock is up 2.7% Friday. WEN stock is up 2%.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/subway185.jpg
  2. allows food companies: http://foodbabe.com/2013/09/23/are-you-eating-this-ingredient-banned-all-over-the-world/
  3. to remove: http://investorplace.com/2014/02/subway-chemical-bread/#.UvU3J6iwXRE
  4. MCD: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=MCD
  5. WEN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=WEN
  6. SBUX: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SBUX
  7. here: http://www.goodguide.com/ingredients/37393-azodicarbonamide?category_id=255896-sliced-whole-grain-bread

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