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Pesticides in soft drinks

Adopting dual standards is a practice large multi national corporations follow especially when it comes to developing countries.

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Leaky roof

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The street fight

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JPC report on pesticide residues

The Chairman of the Joint Committee on pesticide residues in and safety standards for soft drinks, fruit juice and other beverages, having been authorized by the Committee to submit the Report on their behalf, present the Report of the Committee.

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Pesticides in soft drinks

Adopting dual standards is a practice large multi national corporations follow especially when it comes to developing countries. Soft drinks industry is a classic case of this as the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) discovered way back in 2003.  A laboratory report prepared by CSE detailed some astonishing facts about the extent of pesticide contamination in soft drinks sold in India.