How ’bout some mercury with your soft drink?

Posted on February 21st, 2009 by

High fructose corn syrup, the sweetener found in–well…maybe it’s easier to list the things it’s NOT found in these days–is being found to contain MERCURY, a known neurotoxin. Read more here.

Hmmm. Mercury. Does this mean that if I drink enough Coke, I’ll be able to take my own temperature?



  1. Lisa Heldke says:

    Here’s an item on GRIST, from someone who’s been working this story for a long time.