The Real (radioactive) Thing.

Via on Jun 29, 2008

Activists in India are appealing to the Indian Supreme Court to protect the water rights of the Indian people in several states where Coca Cola plants set up shop. The major issue isn’t necessarily the overuse of water by Coke in those areas—it’s the presence of lead, cadmium, and chromium in the water around the plants.

My question is…what are cadmium, chromium, and lead doing as waste products of a soft drink??

I knew there was a reason I gave up drinking that stuff. For more, click here and here.

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About Todd Mayville

Todd is a single dad of four diverse and lively kids, and is an English teacher and climbing team coach at a local public high school. A rock climber, cyclist and avid reader, Todd also practices yoga and meditation as often as he possibly can, which helps him stay at least a little centered and sane.


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