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Friday, January 25, 2013

Gatorade to remove controversial ingredient

Alabama head coach Nick Saban is doused with Gatorade in the final seconds of the BCS National Championship college football game. PepsiCo is removing an ingredient from Gatorade that has been the focus of complaints by consumers and Change.org, which says the chemical is patented as a flame retardant.