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Bacteria in faeces and sewage found in bottled water by Malaysian brand Starfresh

Consuming water with the bacteria can lead to infections - and in rare cases, serious illnesses.

Americans accidentally eat 200 tiny pieces of towels, beads, and plastic foams every day. Here’s how worried you should be.

Microplastics are everywhere in our environment, including in the food we eat. It's a reminder that plastic messes with hormones in worrisome ways.
The interior of a Whole Foods grocery store is seen in Dublin. California in June 2017.

Consumer Reports investigation finds ‘potentially dangerous’ amounts of arsenic in 6 brands of bottled water, including one from Whole Foo...

Whole Foods responded to the investigation, saying its own internal tests found its product to be compliant with FDA regulations.

11 smarter buys that can help curb your plastic bottle use — from a $32 reusable water bottle to a $210 filtration system

Plastic-bottled water is a tough habit to kick, but there are solutions. Filtration, purification, Ionizers, and glass are among them, and we're here to help.
In 2016, 4 billion pounds of plastic was used in US bottled water production.

12 facts that show why bottled water is one of the biggest scams of the century

Some Americans get their water for free from the tap. The rest pay for it — at the cost of $100 billion a year.
Gwyneth Paltrow tries out Flow Alkaline Spring Water's Latest Augmented Reality Grocery Experience at ExpoWest at Anaheim Convention Center on March 06, 2019 in Anaheim, California.

Gwyneth Paltrow is tapping into the ‘marketing trick of the century’ with a Goop-approved water brand

Gwyneth Paltrow and her lifestyle-brand Goop are partnering with Flow Alkaline Spring Water.
Nestlé bottled water is facing backlash.

Nestlé is closing a controversial water-bottling factory in drought-stricken Arizona

Nestlé is closing a water-bottling factory in Phoenix, Arizona, that was intended to use 35 million gallons of water a year.
Nestlé bottled water is facing backlash.

The CEO behind the biggest bottled-water brand in the world says the industry needs to solve a massive problem

Bottled water sales are skyrocketing, but backlash against the beverage is also brewing.
SodaStream is being acquired by PepsiCo.

Pepsi is making a $3.2 billion bet on an unconventional sparkling-water brand as Americans ditch soda

PepsiCo is acquiring SodaStream for $3.2 billion, the company announced on Monday. The deal comes at a time when Americans are moving away from traditional, sugary soda.
Jaden Smith is shown holding a bottle of JUST Water.

A fiery brand war between a Silicon Valley mayo startup and Jaden Smith’s bottled water company is heating up — and one is alleging ‘...

Jaden Smith's bottled water company, Just Goods, is suing an embattled vegan mayo startup that recently changed its name from Hampton Creek to Just. Just is now alleging that Smith's company slapped Just Goods labels on products that weren't theirs as a means of boosting their claim to the name.