Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Toxins in Aerated Drinks, 22/11/2016

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Toxins in Aerated Drinks, 22/11/2016. The All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH&PH), Kolkata, had conducted a study on leaching of toxics from bottles used for packaging of soft drinks. AIIH & PH entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Test House (NTH), Kolkata for testing/estimation. Samples of five different cold drinks viz., Sprite, Mountain Dew, 7 UP, Pepsi and Coca Cola, were selected by the stratified sampling method and the samples were submitted to NTH for testing. Findings of NTH are summarised in the Annexure.