PepsiCo admits to filtering tap water for Aquafina

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PEPSICO admitted to using filtered tap water in its Aquafina bottles.

A spokesperson for the company insisted that the Aquafina bottled water went through a seven-step filtration process to remove minerals and contents you would normally find in tap water.

“[Our water] is purified through a rigorous, seven-step purification process called Hydro-7. That is not the same water you get in your sink,” the spokesperson told Inverse Magazine.

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 Michelle Naughton, spokeswoman for PepsiCo told ABC news, “If this helps clarify the fact that the water originates from public sources, then it’s a reasonable thing to do.”

The company has been pressured to change the bottle’s label to clarify its public water source origin. 

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