New Study Finds Fault With Some Bottled Waters; Tap Water a Better Bet

January 2009
Environmental Nutrition;Jan2009, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the findings of the study conducted by Environmental Working Group (EWG) regarding the safety and taste of bottled water in the U.S. The study, which tested 10 brands of bottled water, has discovered 38 pollutants in total, including disinfection byproducts, arsenic, and fertilizer residue. Moreover, EWG, a nonprofit public health advocacy group, has strongly recommended the consumers to drink tap water as well as filtered water instead of bottled water.


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