Here's what's in your bottled water (Marketplace)

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Ever wonder what's lurking in your bottled water? Marketplace asked a lab to test five of the top-selling brands of bottled water in Canada, and microplastics were found in all of them.

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You should also test tap water as well in those major cities.

Author — Dany Jay


bottled water companies don't make water, they make bottles

Author — GoK


Moral of the story is : Don't trust anyone.

Author — gp johnson


I'm surprised anyone would think Coca Cola, Nestle and other products like them would produce pure water hahahah.

Author — Mark-Anthony J


I remember drinking water out of the water hose and I grew up fine.This was in the 60s.

Author — Jeff Hickey


If you stop buying, they will stop trying to sell it. It's always up to the people.

Author — Lux Meow


You're not actually paying for the water itself, you're paying for the wrapper and container

Author — You Tube


So there’s lead in tap water and micro-plastics in bottled water. We all screwed I guess

Author — Spudboy


Were living in one of the final generations

Author — red crawler38


You didn’t even test for fluoride, pharmaceuticals drugs, chlorine, and all types of chemicals, forget the damn PLASTIC

Author — Daniel Charette


all for money.... smh. The love of money is the root of all evil.

Author — A Cherished Gem


11:40 “How the plastic got inside the bottles is a mystery” shows a factory full of plastic.

Author — Justin Kropp


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Author — Cam4Jess


There seems to be a giant fear of "tap water" in the north east of the US, what makes me chuckle is that people don't realize their bottled water is just essentially....tap water 😂😂😂

Author — runechuckie


I miss when 20/20 in the USA was like this. I’m not even Canadian and I enjoy this series so much

Author — Dizzyallaround


They say when and if plastics get hot it releases toxins. Am a truck driver and hauled water. The inside of our trailers get over 100 degrees, then stored in hot warehouses.

Author — Charlene Norman


That's how the elite become rich by deceiving the consumer....think about it

Author — Debra Skavron


What was it, Chief Seattle said, "continue to contaminate, and you will one day suffocate in your own waste"

Author — Lori Mangold


I remember when "they" warned us about glass on the beaches. Plastics moved in.

Author — J B


Can't believe they didn't test tap water

Author — Noodilious