FACT CHECK: 24,000 Chemicals?

Recently, a Twitter meme about a German study on endocrine disrupting chemicals has been making the rounds with headlines like – “Bottled water found to contain over 24,000 chemicals, including EDCs.”  While dramatic and scary sounding, these claims are not actually accurate.  In fact, many of the Tweets and social media posts are misleading and false, such as those claiming that PET plastic bottled water bottles contain BPA.

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First Lady Michelle Obama Launches “You Are What You Drink” Campaign

The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) is proud and excited to be a supporter of a collaboration between the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to encourage Americans to make an easy choice to help improve their health and well-being every day: drink more water.

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Seven Reasons to Keep Hydrated

When taking advantage of the warm weather or just heading out on the day’s errands, always keep some bottled water handy and remember to stay hydrated when on the go.

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Battle of the bottle: Opposing sides talk bottled water views

You already know that talk of politics or religion brings about spirited and emotional debates. Would you be surprised to know that bottled water has a similar effect? Yes, the package, typically made out of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), has received quite a bit of attention in recent years, both positive and negative.

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For Immediate Release
March 27, 2013

Alexandria, VA – The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) today issued the following statement concerning attempts to restrict consumer access to bottled water in America’s national parks.

“Efforts to eliminate or reduce access to  bottled water in our national parks will force consumers  to choose less healthy drink options  that have more packaging, more additives  (e.g., sugar, caffeine), and greater environmental impacts than bottled water.  

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Bottled Water - small water use, big health benefits

This cool video shows how bottled water is a very small and very efficient water user that spares people of billions of calories when they choose to drink water over other packaged drinks.

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