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Photo of C.E.T. Enzymatic Cat Chews

Ingredients in C.E.T. Enzymatic Dental Cat Chews/Treats

Published on: January 11, 2011 at 3 pm

When your pets visit the veterinarian, one part of the exam is a quick check of their teeth.

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Internal photo of a Snickers candy bar

Splitting open a Snickers candy bar

Published on: January 10, 2011 at 12 pm

Snickers isn’t exactly struggling, but the chocolate candy bar market is facing general competition from other snack food entrants

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Deconstructing a Cheeto

Published on: January 9, 2011 at 12 pm

American kids know what Cheetos are, but giving the snack a close inspection is not as easy as you think.

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Twizzlers Twists

What’s in a Twizzler?

Published on: January 8, 2011 at 12 pm

Like other high-markup candies, Twizzlers is loaded with sugar and spruced up with artificial flavoring and coloring.

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Opening up an Oreo cookie

Published on: January 7, 2011 at 12 pm

Aside from HFCS, which presumably sweetens the creamy center of the Oreo, the only questionable additive is vanillin, the artificial vanilla-soundalike flavoring.

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Tearing open a Twix bar

Published on: January 6, 2011 at 12 pm

My only question coming away from this is: What the heck is polyglycerol polyricinoleate? I’ve never seen that before on a food label.

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A closeup of Cool Ranch Doritos

Published on: January 5, 2011 at 12 pm

Cool Ranch is, perhaps, the most popular flavor of Doritos. It stands to reason that Cool Ranch is the baseline for what we can expect from other Doritos products.

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bottles of Diet Coke

What’s in Diet Coke?

Published on: January 4, 2011 at 11 am

Aspartame, caramel color, phosphoric acid, and potassium benzoate headline the ingredients in Diet Coke.

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