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Reuters reports that "Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc., the maker of 7UP, was sued on Thursday for allegedly misleading consumers over the supposed health benefits of an antioxidant it uses in some varieties of the soft drink.

The Center for Science in the Public Interest, an advocacy group for food safety and nutrition, said the company's advertising and packaging suggest that the drinks contain antioxidants from blackberries, cherries, cranberries, pomegranates and raspberries, rather than added Vitamin E."

The company responded that the lawsuit was "another attempt by the food police at CSPI to mislead consumers about soft drinks."
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