Supreme Court Seeks Replies From Cola Firms

by Jyothsna on  March 28, 2007 at 10:59 AM General Health News   - G J E 4
Supreme Court Seeks Replies From Cola Firms
Supreme Court of India has asked the aerated drink manufacturers Pepsico and Coca Cola to file their replies on the N K Ganguly reports. The Ganguly report had deduced that pesticide residues were found in the cola drinks. Reply from Pepsico and Coca cola should be furnished within six weeks.

Centre for Public Interest, a civil society group had filed a public interest litigation which stated that that the cola drinks were unsafe for human consumption. This was heard by a bench headed by justice A K Thakker who had also asked the NGO to file its reply.

An affidavit was filed in the Supreme Court earlier this month. The Ganguly committee had filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court declaring that pesticide residues were indeed found in cola drinks.

Source: Medindia

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