Senate Bill Seeks Increase In Bottled Water Label Info

Law360, New York (December 8, 2009, 5:50 PM EST) -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., introduced a bill Tuesday that would force bottled water manufacturers to include more information on the product's label about the quality and source of the water they use.

The proposal — called the Bottled Water Safety and Right-to-Know Act — would also require manufacturers to provide similar information regarding origin and quality to the Food and Drug Administration, which would also make that data publicly available.

Lautenberg described bottled water as "such a big part of our culture" — with Americans spending...
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