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# Some experts argue that the use of synthetic food colorings (SFCs)

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Some experts argue that the use of synthetic food colorings (SFCs) in the food industry should be banned by health authorities, since they damage the reproductive systems of consumers who are exposed to them during childhood. The experts’ argument is not undercut by a recent study that found no measurable damage to the reproductive system cells of young children exposed to SFCs, mainly because ________________.

A. most reproductive system damages are caused by exposure to various types of radiation.
B. similar research conducted in mice found no correlation between SFC's consumption and health consequences.
C. use of SFCs is more prevalent today among developing countries, where fertility rates are relatively high.
D. the consequences of exposure to SFCs durning childhood on the reproductive sysem appear only in puberty.
E. the consequences of exposure to SFCs during childhood on the reproductive system appear only in puberty.
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28 Sep 2018, 23:41
Both options D and E are same. But keeping that aside i think the answer is D/E in this case since it is the only option which talks about finding no damage to the reproductive cells

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29 Sep 2018, 00:00

Clearly D and E are the answer.

aragonn please advice whether the options are a typo or there is some subtle difference between the two.
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29 Sep 2018, 00:15
aragonn wrote:
Some experts argue that the use of synthetic food colorings (SFCs) in the food industry should be banned by health authorities, since they damage the reproductive systems of consumers who are exposed to them during childhood. The experts’ argument is not undercut by a recent study that found no measurable damage to the reproductive system cells of young children exposed to SFCs, mainly because ________________.

A. most reproductive system damages are caused by exposure to various types of radiation.
B. similar research conducted in mice found no correlation between SFC's consumption and health consequences.
C. use of SFCs is more prevalent today among developing countries, where fertility rates are relatively high.
D. the consequences of exposure to SFCs durning childhood on the reproductive sysem appear only in puberty.
E. the consequences of exposure to SFCs during childhood on the reproductive system appear only in puberty.

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The options D and E seem to be exactly similar. Kindly update the answer choices.
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29 Sep 2018, 00:35
The argument says

“A recent study finding that Colors dont effect cells in children is useless because.........?”

Find an answer that says the colors are infact harmful...

Clearly D & E

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29 Sep 2018, 00:51
Hehe , it is this way in book also. clearly D is the answer. Bunuel am not able to delete this question .
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11 Jan 2019, 06:21
aragonn wrote:
Some experts argue that the use of synthetic food colorings (SFCs) in the food industry should be banned by health authorities, since they damage the reproductive systems of consumers who are exposed to them during childhood. The experts’ argument is not undercut by a recent study that found no measurable damage to the reproductive system cells of young children exposed to SFCs, mainly because ________________.

A. most reproductive system damages are caused by exposure to various types of radiation.
B. similar research conducted in mice found no correlation between SFC's consumption and health consequences.
C. use of SFCs is more prevalent today among developing countries, where fertility rates are relatively high.
D. the consequences of exposure to SFCs durning childhood on the reproductive sysem appear only in puberty.
E. the consequences of exposure to SFCs during childhood on the reproductive system appear only in puberty.

Dear Moderator,
Options D and E are the same, can we make the necessary correction?Thank you.
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12 Jan 2019, 03:58
Not really sure between D & E though D has the word "durning" which might change the meaning of sentence.
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25 Jan 2019, 00:43
aragonn wrote:
Some experts argue that the use of synthetic food colorings (SFCs) in the food industry should be banned by health authorities, since they damage the reproductive systems of consumers who are exposed to them during childhood. The experts’ argument is not undercut by a recent study that found no measurable damage to the reproductive system cells of young children exposed to SFCs, mainly because ________________.

A. most reproductive system damages are caused by exposure to various types of radiation.
B. similar research conducted in mice found no correlation between SFC's consumption and health consequences.
C. use of SFCs is more prevalent today among developing countries, where fertility rates are relatively high.
D. the consequences of exposure to SFCs durning childhood on the reproductive sysem appear only in puberty.
E. the consequences of exposure to SFCs during childhood on the reproductive system appear only in puberty.

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