Michael posted last week on the lawsuits filed against numerous soft drink makers over alleged trace quantities of the chemical in their wares. For those following the issue, here are a few more links. The FDA sent this March 21 letter answering (and rebuking) the trial-lawyer-linked Environmental Working Group, which has been agitating the issue in the media. And Beverage Daily, Bill Childs, and American Council on Science and Health all offer further background.
More on benzene-in-sodas suits
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