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Glossary of bottled water terms

Here are some of the key terms consumers are likely to come across as they research bottled water.

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Bottled water: what you should know

Bottled water is convenient when you’re at home, on the go, in the office, exercising, and traveling. Most people know they need to drink a good deal of water to stay healthy, and many choose bottled water. Our Web pages and PDF brochure explain what you should know about bottled water—the importance of hydration, how bottled water is regulated, the steps taken to ensure its safety and quality, and the types of bottled water.

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NCL urges FDA to crack down on use of term ‘fresh’

In a letter to the Food and Drug Administration commemorating the tenth anniversary of the agency’s seizure of orange juice with false and misleading labeling, the National Consumers League asked the FDA to crack down on companies that are clearly violating labeling laws today.

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