August 10, 2006

Coke, Pepsi Face Further Bans in India

"So far, seven Indian states have banned the sale of Coke, Pepsi, Sprite and other brands from Coca-Cola and PepsiCo at government-run schools, colleges and hospitals after a New Delhi-based research group said last week that the soft drinks have pesticides levels that far exceed national standards." read more

Go, India! Now, to do away with your damned caste system...

1 comment :

Ryan said...

I heard a report on this the other day on NPR if I am not mistaken. The gist was that basically all food in India has higher levels of toxins (pesticides). The big companies are part of the problem for sure, but so is everything else. Hopefully this will ignite change, and then, yes, do away with the caste system too...

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