TERI recommends closure of some Coca Cola plants
The report: "Independent, Third Party Assessment of Coca-Cola Facilities in India'
By: The Energy and Resource Institute, Delhi
Tested plants: Kaladera (Rajasthan), Nemam (Tamil Nadu), Sathupalli (Andhra Pradesh), Mehdiganj (Uttar Pradesh), Pirangut (Maharashtra), Nabipur (Punjab)
not tested: Controversial plant in Plachimada in Kerala
the Energy and Resource Institute (teri) has found major problems with Coca-Cola's bottling operations in India. Its report released in the second week of January has said the groundwater that Coca-Cola is using to make colas is contaminated in all the six plants it investigated. Pesticide residues were also detected in some water samples. The findings reaffirm the urgent need to notify final product standards for soft drinks in the country