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STUDY: You can't believe anything anymore
ABSTRACT: -- Coca-Cola's brand of bottled water, Dasani, was pulled from shelves in Britain Saturday when it was found to contain bromate, a cancer-causing chemical.
COMMENTARY: Earlier this month, it was revealed the advertised "pure" water in Britain was nothing more than tap water taken from the bottling plant in Kent.
The legal limits are set to have a wide margin of safety, and the Food Standards Agency said that while Dasani contained illegal levels of bromate, it did not present an immediate risk to the public, the Guardian reported Saturday.
"Any increased cancer risk is likely to be small. However, the levels are higher than legally permitted in the U.K. and present an unnecessary risk. Some consumers may chose not to drink any Dasani they purchased prior to its withdrawal given the levels of bromate in it," the FSA said.