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University of Alberta vs. Nestle: Controversy and honorary degrees

Scott Harris Rabble The University of Alberta is embroiled in controversy over its decision to award an honorary degree to Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, the Chair of Nestlé, the largest multinational food and water corporation in the world and one of the … Continue reading

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Are You Exposing Yourself to Toxic BPA?

Source: Natural Society Bisphenol A (BPA) is a widely used chemical substance. This chemical exists in nearly every plastic container, is used as lining for metal cans, and can even be found on receipts, toilet paper and worldwide currency. BPA … Continue reading

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The scandal of the Alabama poor cut off from water

Source: BBC Banks stand to lose millions of dollars in debt repayments if the biggest municipal bankruptcy in American history is allowed to proceed. But the real victims of the financial collapse in the US state of Alabama’s most populous … Continue reading

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EU bans claim that water can prevent dehydration

Source: Telegraph Brussels bureaucrats were ridiculed yesterday after banning drink manufacturers from claiming that water can prevent dehydration. EU officials concluded that, following a three-year investigation, there was no evidence to prove the previously undisputed fact. Producers of bottled water … Continue reading

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The Story of Bottled Water (2010)

Source: Youtube The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of … Continue reading

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