A few weeks ago, scientists discovered alarming amounts of bacteria in 70% of Canadian bottled water brands tested.

Because bottled water is untreated, this bacteria can multiply rapidly after the water is bottled, posing potential health risks. It’s unclear whether these bacteria can cause disease.

The CBC article below highlights the problems with bottled water regulations in Canada, and provides yet another reason to be choosing the tap over the bottle!

http://www.cbc.ca/consumer/story/2010/05/25/con-bottled-bacteria.html

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