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Some food additives banned in the EU still used in the U.S.

Some food additives that have long been banned in the European Union are still in use in the United States. A report by STAT, the health and medicine publication, explains why the Food and Drugs Administration has been slow in banning those potentially harmful additives.

Host Robin Young speaks to Nicholas Florko, who wrote the story for STAT.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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