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In this Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, file photo, a nutrition label on a can of soda is photographed in Philadelphia. As people pay closer attention to what they eat, companies are learning that funny-sounding chemicals and other ingredients can be a bullseye for criticism from online petitions and food bloggers. While companies stand by the safety of such ingredients, some are nevertheless removing them to stave off bad publicity.

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In this Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, file photo, a nutrition label on a can of soda is photographed in Philadelphia. As people pay closer attention to what they eat, companies are learning that funny-sounding chemicals and other ingredients can be a bullseye for criticism from online petitions and food bloggers. While companies stand by the safety of such ingredients, some are nevertheless removing them to stave off bad publicity.