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As a food additive, Azodicarbonamide (ADA) is used as a flour bleaching agent and as an oxidizing agent in dough to improve its performance for bakers. It is also used in plastics to improve elasticity and can be found in yoga mats and shoes.

Same Plastic Chemicals In Yoga Mats And Shoes Are Found In Nearly 500 Foods In The US

Nearly 500 foods found on grocery store shelves in the United States, including many foods labeled as “healthy,” contain a potentially hazardous industrial plastics chemical.

This undated image provided by Given Imaging, shows the new bite-size camera to help screen patients who have trouble with colonoscopies. The Food and Drug Administration cleared the device for patients who have had trouble with the cringe-inducing colonoscopy procedure, which involves probing the large intestine with a tiny camera embedded in a four-foot long, flexible tube. | GIVEN IMAGING — AP Photo

FDA Approves PillCam To Screen Colon

U.S. regulators have cleared a bite-size camera to help screen patients who have trouble with colonoscopies.

The nutrition facts label on the side of a cereal box is photographed in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says knowledge about nutrition has evolved over the last 20 years, and the labels need to reflect that. | AP Photo/J. David Ake

FDA To Revise Nutrition Facts Label

The Food and Drug Administration says knowledge about nutrition has evolved over the last 20 years, and the labels need to reflect that.