bottled http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/8483/all en 'Today' Incites More Alarm over Water Bottles - Even Reusable Ones http://www.mrc.org/articles/today-incites-more-alarm-over-water-bottles-even-reusable-ones <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; First the media tell you plastic water bottles are bad for the environment, so they encourage you to drink tap water in reusable containers. Now some of those reusable containers aren’t safe.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; NBC’s April 9 “Today” program warned viewers of another threat to society – a miniscule level of bisphenol-A, a chemical found in some water bottles that causes health problems in lab rats when given doses “thousands” of times higher than what exists in the bottles.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/today-incites-more-alarm-over-water-bottles-even-reusable-ones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment Health bottle bottled chemical container danger plastic poison rat recycle reusable safe toxic water Wed, 09 Apr 2008 19:16:45 +0000 admin 26253 at http://www.mrc.org First Bottled Water, Now Tap - Networks Sound Alarm about Drinking Water http://www.mrc.org/articles/first-bottled-water-now-tap-networks-sound-alarm-about-drinking-water <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/genevieve-ebel">Genevieve Ebel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Just when you thought it was safe to trust your tap water, it would appear dehydration is your only option.</p> <br /> <p >      The Associated Press detailed a five-month study that found trace amounts of pharmaceuticals in the drinking water supplies of some major metropolitan areas in a report released on March 10.</p> <br /> <p >      Exaggerating fears of the “unknown” risks of the presence of the drugs, CBS, NBC and ABC all covered the report in the March 10 evening news broadcasts.     </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/first-bottled-water-now-tap-networks-sound-alarm-about-drinking-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Environment bottled drinking drug green networks pharmaceutical tap water Tue, 11 Mar 2008 21:42:08 +0000 admin 26317 at http://www.mrc.org