Schumer wants FDA to ban additive

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WIVB)- Subway recently removed a controversial chemical from its bread. Turns out, it’s in more fast foods, and now New York Senator Chuck Schumer’s fighting to have it removed.

Schumer says the FDA should ban the additive, because chains like KFC and McDonald’s still use it.

The chemical got people talking, when we all learned that it’s mainly used in products like yoga mats and shoes. It’s banned in the European Union and Australia. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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