Too high Pesticide levels in soft drinks

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Too high Pesticide levels in soft drinks

“The levels in some samples exceeded the BIS standards by 140 times for the deadly pesticide Lindane, a confirmed carcinogen” “Heptachlor, banned in India, was found in 71 percent of the samples, at levels four times higher than BIS standards” ”
CSE-The Centre for Science and Environment on Wednesday came out with a new report on the levels of pesticides in soft drinks available in the market.
1 Thums up 7.2%

2 Coke 9.4%

3 7 UP 12.5%

4 Mirinda 20.7%

5 Pepsi 10.9%

6 Fanta 29.1%

7 Sprite 5.3%

8 Frooti 24.5%

9 Maaza 19.3%

Heptachlor, banned in India, was allegedly found in 71 percent of the samples, at levels four times higher than BIS standards.

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