Brominated Vegetable Oil

What is Brominated Vegetable Oil?

Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) is vegetable oil that has had atoms of the element bromine bonded to it. [1]

Health Concerns

"About 10 percent of sodas sold in the US contain an additive called brominated vegetable oil (BVO), which has been banned in food throughout Europe and Japan. BVO is corn- or soybean oil bonded with the toxic element bromine." [2]