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Bottled Water with High Bacterial Rates in Canada

More than 70 per cent of bottled water samples from Canada contain bacterial rates that far exceed recommended limits in the U.S., suggests a study at a general meeting of the American Society of Microbiology in San Diego. Montreal-based C-crest Laboratories Inc. conducted the research after a company employee complained of a foul taste and illness after drinking some bottled water that had high bacterial rates. The U.S. bacterial limit isn`t bigger than 500 colony-forming units of bacteria p...