Kakato enjoy it while you can as the price goes up and gouging continues by the oil companies and with a lot of people working on gizmos and fuel aternatives eventually the demand for oil will go down and the one industry province will be in dire straits think boom now and bust later and the bust keeps on rolling.
Coca - Cola Admits That Dasani is Nothing But Tap Water (external - login to view)
Nice to see they didn't get any warmer reception in edmonton than they did in Calgary.
It misses the part of coming out of a municpal pipe and being bottled by Coke.
Fresh out of the tap!
Actually, it misses the part of coming out of a municipal pipe, being subjected to further treatment processes and being bottled by Coke.
This so-called scam only works if you ignore part of the process.
I remember watching a show about this (like W5 or something along those
lines) several years ago. Can't even remember which label they where
tracking, but I believe it was several of them. Again, this was many years
back and things may very well have changed since then.
After sending the bottles of water to labs, they'd get a breakdown of the
chemical composition of each brand (% of this chemical & % of that
mineral, etc....) which acts like a fingerprint. With those results, they
could compare these bottled waters against tap water across North
America....and several traced back to some place in New Jersey.
It seemed the water bottling companies would get their water for nothing
(or very close to it) and a tax break, but the flipside for the location in
New Jersey was that they would employed many people in what
was an economically challenged location. Made a win-win situation for
In Canada, the Feds regulate labeling. I'm not sure what the rules were back then but today, If they were selling untreated tap water as anything other than untreated tap water it would be illegal.
I'd love to see a link to that. As far as Canada is concerned, that practice is illegal.