We have levels of inequality worse than the Gilded Age and the "trusts" are more powerful and possess a global reach that is greater than ever. And the Supreme Court drops new political powers in the laps of these corporate behemoths?
In the U.S. we're blessed to have fresh water that meets many of our needs. If we want to continue to enjoy the benefits of that water, we have no choice but to take steps to protect and properly treat it.
Perhaps Sparkletts is promoting an alliance with a cancer charity as a PR strategy to distract consumers from Sparkletts' more significant association with their bottles, which are made with a known carcinogen -- BPA.
The rBST hormone is injected in about 20% of USA dairy cows to increase milk production. While the industry claims that it's safe for cows, and that the milk is safe for consumers, this is blatantly false.
The Cancer Prevention Coalition has announced that the Governing Council of the American Public Health Association has voted to oppose the sale of hormonal rBGH milk, and meat adulterated with hormones.