Bottled Water May Come from the Tap

by | December 27, 2012 at 10:42 AM | Food, Health


Ah, “Fresh, great-tasting spring water!” Except it isn’t.

By Brandon Ballenger

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Sometimes bottled water isn’t from the pretty picture on the bottle. USA Today reports…

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“After speaking to several Nestlé Waters’ employees, this officer was informed for the first time that the Ice Mountain five-gallon bottles do not contain 100% natural spring water but instead contain resold municipal tap water,” the legal complaint charged.

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The brand usually includes the source of the water on the label, but a lawsuit says it wasn’t on five-gallon bottles delivered to the plaintiff’s business.

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