A recent article on Treehugger.com discusses the fact that many of our popular U.S. sodas have flame retardents in them that can cause some serious problems when too much of the soda is taken in! So how harmful are flame retardents to your body? Well despite their 30 year interim approval status which already shows that it is not fully ready to be accepted it is a chemical that builds up in human tissue and big doses can cause reproductive and behavioral problems.
So what types of drinks and brands have this chemical or traces in them?
…Well you Coca-Cola drinks will be happy to know that it is not in Coke however it is in such drinks as Mountain Dew, Fanta Orange, and even in certain Powerade and Gatorade flavors. So do you still really wanta wanta a fanta?