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Bottled water's status as a top product to have during an emergency is making it named as a prime target for gouges, yet I see past events as having instead displayed the generosity of the bottled water community. As a tribute to bottled water in this...
Ozone treatment is one of the most effective microbiological barriers that water bottlers can employ to protect consumers against microorganisms. Consumers are largely unaware, however, that many bottlers worldwide rely on ozone to provide a safe and...
A new technology shows promise for measuring dissolved ozone and can be used in applications such as bottling plants, water stores and food and beverage plant process water treatment. Shake a bottle of beer, uncap it, and the dissolved gases spray out....
The image in the media--more importantly, the image may have in ourselves--is that we are going to hell in a hand basket. We are seen as an industry full of charlatans, praying on the weak with high pressure tactics. Nothing could be further from the...
Back in the 1950s at my grandfather's home, I can recall the original glass bottles and metal "tilters" that were used for dispensing fresh spring water from bottle to pitcher. If it were only so simple today. We have come a long way in the last 50 years...
Leasing makes possible a pay-as-you-go option for companies needing to add full-line bottling systems. The rapid growth of the bottled water industry suggests that the business is a good one to get into now. If you're already in the business, it's a good...
There is sophisticated software written for the small to mid-sized businesses that conceptualizes bottled water delivery as a particular form of beverage delivery. The question is how to evaluate the quality of the various software products. So what...
From coast to coast, legislators and regulators continue to consider numerous bottled water issues. From source labeling to water quality reporting to recycling and groundwater/resource management, some state lawmakers have sought to regulate bottled...
As a result of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, Congress passed and President Bush signed the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for carrying out certain...