Regulation & Safety

EWG tap water database reveals full list of contaminants in US drinking water supply

The EWG tap water database details all contaminants both unregulated and regulated by the EPA. ©iStock/mheim3011

A new tap water database by EWG (Environmental Working Group) aims to inform Americans about their drinking water and create a higher safety standard for tap water quality based more on scientific input than federal regulations. 

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Support for sugar tax remains constant among Kiwis

The Cook County soda tax is expected to generate more than $200m next year, according to the Illinois Department of Revenue. ©iStock/OcusFocus

Cook County soda tax due to take effect today

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Fake food and alcohol seizures at EU borders jump

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Scotland seeks continued ‘robust legal protection of Scotch whisky’

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Thailand to introduce new sugar tax over six years

Berry Plastics makes packaigng for dairy, confectionery, snacks & beverages. Picture: Berry Global.

Man dies in industrial accident at Berry Plastics

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Kent police seize wine in fraud investigation

Philadelphia and Cook County include sugar alternatives in soda tax

Should soda with non-caloric sweeteners be taxed too? In Philadelphia and Cook County, that’s the case

Bestherbs Coffee recalls instant coffee drink. Picture: Bestherbs Coffee.

Bestherbs Coffee recall after undeclared ingredient similar to Viagra

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