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Soda Ban in Schools Does Not Protect Students From Benzene

Friday, May 5, 2006

The beverage industry has conceded to remove high-calorie soft drinks from schools. They will, however, be continuing to sell diet sodas and fruit drinks, which contain fewer calories and less sugar. What many of these drinks do contain are the two ingredients which can form Benzene, a known human carcinogen.

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