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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Indian Coke may not be Safe

Not cool and refreshing.

What happens when you make soft drinks in a country that has a contaminated water supply? You get contaminated soft drinks. From BBC News:

Drinks giant Coca Cola has enlisted the help of British government scientists to prove its assertion that its soft drinks sold in India are safe to drink.

Six Indian states have announced partial or complete bans on the soft drinks after claims that the drinks contain harmful pesticides.

At a press conference in Delhi, the scientists said tests carried out by them show the drinks meet EU standards.

But an India-based campaign group has questioned the tests' credibility.

Read the rest here. This is another "sleeper" story that got buried amid the general chaos with the airlines. Stories like this are the evil little siblings of the issues surrounding the use of infant formula in Third World nations. Comment.

posted by Jenonymous @ 8:38:00 PM

8:38:00 PM

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