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August 20, 2012

Coca-Cola may Produced Cola Drinks packed in Plastic Bags

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In some Central American countries, such as El Salvador, Coca-Cola is served in biodegradable plastic zip-lock bags instead of glass and plastic bottles or cans. The bags come in the iconic shape of the Coke bottle, Digital Journal reported.

This move also saves vendors the trouble of having to pay a deposit on the returnable glass bottles.

Coca-Cola took notice of this trend and decided to officially introduce its eco-friendly Coke-bottle-shaped bags, the Daily Mail has learnt.

 The innovation comes at a good time as Coca-Cola has come under pressure in recent years to produce a more eco-friendly packaging for their drinks.

* Originally posted: Chemical Plastic

 

April 17, 2012

Coca-Cola and Pepsi been Claimed that Contained Carcinogen

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An ingredient used in Coca-Cola and Pepsi is a cancer risk and should be banned, an influential lobby group has claimed.

The concerns relate to an artificial brown colouring agent that the researchers say could be causing thousands of cancers.‘The caramel colouring used in Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and other foods is contaminated with two cancer-causing chemicals and should be banned,’said the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a health lobby group based in Washington, DC.

This morning Coca-Cola rejected the CSPI’s concerns. A spokesman said: ‘Our beverages are completely safe. CSPI’s statement irresponsibly insinuates that the caramel used in our beverages is unsafe and  maliciously raises cancer concerns among consumers. This does a disservice to the very public for which CSPI purports to serve. Studies show that the caramel we use does not cause cancer.’

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