Sunday, July 17, 2011

Bottled Water Labels Leave Something To Be Desired

Bottled Water Labels Leave Something To Be Desired

Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 21:40 in Health & Medicine
Mad magazine in the 1970's envisioned a day in the future when bottled milk, air and water would be delivered from door to door. Well, few of us still have a milkman. But is bottled water a rational purchase? In Canada the government lets bottlers conduct their own tests. Are they to be trusted? Maybe. I just find the typical label on water bottles a little less than professional. For one, why do they ignore ionic charges? There's no SO4 or Na in water. But there is SO4 2-(sulfate or sulphate for my fellow Commonwealth citizens) and Na+(sodium ion). And can they make up their mind with regard to concentration? Look at the nutrition facts which reportread more

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