Two soft drink firms accused of using ingredients that could mix to
form a cancer-causing chemical in drinks plan to sign a settlement
with lawyers today, agreeing to change formulas and offer refunds.
America's food safety watchdog is expected to announce the recall
of several bottled water drinks, thought to contain cancer-causing
bromate above the legal limit in the US, BeverageDaily.com
Tests in India that found soft drinks contaminated with pesticides
are 'doubtful', warns a lab affiliated to the UK government, as
PepsiCo and Coca-Cola face more bans and threats of legal action
across Indian states.
Lossmaking water delivery firm Palm Springs has finally succumbed
to an offer from the Asia-Pacific drinks group Coca-Cola Amatil,
allowing the bigger group to continue its expansion in this
Canada's health regulator has found benzene in about 20 per cent of
the soft drinks and other beverages it analyzed in a survey this
year, with four found to have exceeded the country's standard for
the cancer-causing chemical.
Five US soft drinks were found containing the cancer-causing
chemical benzene at levels above the legal limit for drinking
water, America's food safety watchdog has announced, sparking calls
for more thorough testing.