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What does 4-MEI stand for?

4-MEI stands for 4-Methylimidazole (chemical compound)

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Coca-Cola has recently switched to a new manufacturing process in America to bring down the level of the suspect chemical, 4-methylimidazole (4-MI), but the precaution has not yet been taken in other countries such as Britain, where its products are the nation's biggest selling soft drink with sales of 1.
The change is meant to reduce the amount of a chemical called 4-methylimidazole, or 4-MI, which in January was added to the list of chemicals covered by California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also known as Proposition 65.
As the recipe has undergone modifications over the years, the soda now gets its caramel colour from a mixture containing compound 4-methylimidazole, also known as 4-MI or 4-MEI.