Newsom Enacts Law Banning Popular Snacks Due To Cancer-Causing Chemicals

By Ian Banks | May 2, 2024

Cncer-causing substances

Governor Gavin Newsom of California signed a bill into law that will prohibit the sale and production of certain popular snacks within the state. 
 

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via CBS 8 San Diego

This legislation aims to eliminate snacks containing "toxic" and cancer-causing substances like brominated vegetable oil and potassium bromate, potentially impacting well-known snacks such as Skittles and PEZ, among others.
 

Snack companies

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via CBS 8 San Diego

Various snack companies in the United States have come under scrutiny recently due to the presence of potentially harmful ingredients in their products.