So, it begs the question, how much ammonia-sulfite caramel coloring would one have to consume to attain a dangerous level of carcinogens? The FDA says we’d have to drink more than 1,000 cans of soda a day to reach levels that have links to cancer. But what the heck, you and I know that drinking a thousand cans of Diet Coke or Diet Pepsi is something ordinary people do every day. Look, I don’t blame Coca-Cola and PepsiCo for changing the caramel color process used in their drinks. First, they don’t want to risk a cancer warning label required by a new California law, and second, it’s become routine for the industry to just go along to get along in the face of culturally-, socially- and politically-correct activism in this country. Plus, Americans seem to lack the will to stand against this onslaught of anti-food laws, regulations and oversights, which seem to evolve and come at us on almost a daily basis. This phony caramel-color crisis whipped-up by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) proves that the industry has no strategy to fend off these assaults. Right now the momentum is on the side of the Doom-and-Gloom Cartel. Until that changes, we face a dark future of continued sterilization of our food supply. Is that a good thing? I’ll let you guys decide.

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