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Originally posted by dgtempe
After all, what is so un-american about the subject of Coca-Cola?
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Originally posted by clearmind
here article about india banning the sale of coke and pepsi due to high contamination of pesticides.....
and unfourtunatly here it is overturned on legal means...
Originally posted by dawnstar
if there's any pesticides in the coke, I would venture to guess that it came from the water that's contaminated with pesticides...which is probably the same water the people are drinking.
Coca-Cola Pesticide use
In 2003, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a non-governmental organisation in New Delhi, said aerated waters produced by soft drinks manufacturers in India, including multinational giants Pepsico and Coca-Cola, contained toxins including lindane, DDT, malathion and chlorpyrifos — pesticides that can contribute to cancer and a breakdown of the immune system. Tested products included Coke, Pepsi, and several other soft drinks (Seven Up, Mirinda, Fanta, Thums Up, Limca, Sprite), many produced by The Coca-Cola Company.
CSE found that the Indian produced Pepsi's soft drink products had 36 times the level of pesticide residues permitted under European Union regulations; Coca Cola's 30 times. CSE said it had tested the same products in the US and found no such residues.
Belgian Coca-Cola-related Outbreak: Intoxication, Mass Sociogenic Illness, or Both?
It seems reasonable to attribute the first cases of illness in school A to regular Coca-Cola consumption. However, mass sociogenic illness could explain the majority of the other cases.
[lol. Guess who funded the study?]
Originally posted by Souljah
Not Entirely True:
The campaigners say the plant in the village of Plachimada dries up the water supply and emits toxic sludge.