Caramel Color In Your Soda May Cause Health Risk

According to Consumer Reports the CARMEL COLOR that is used to make sodas brown in color contain 4-MeI, a chemical that caused cancer in mice.  The International Agency for Research on Cancer determined the chemical to cause health risks and is possibly carcinogenic to humans in 2011.    Consumer Reports experts believes that the levels of 4-Mel can cause health risks and asked the Attorney General to investigate their concerns.


The chemical is also used on some foods to make them brown in color.  To express your concern about CARMEL COLOR in food visit the Consumers Union’s website  Read the full Consumer Reports here.

Question:  Do you think the carmel color causes cancer?  Will this report make you kick the soda habit?





Eva Smith

Founder & Editor at Inland Moms
Eva Smith is wife to a former Marine. They have a blended family of 3 children and 1 grand child. A Cloud Computing Engineer by trade, she splits her time between Engineering & Social Entrepreneurship. She enjoys dancing, traveling & wearable tech gadgets, especially her Google Glass.She blogs at

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