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Fighting back against fears that its drink in India contain dangerous chemicals, the soft drink giant PepsiCo is attempting to block the publication of the report that made the original claims. According to news from Agence-France Presse, PepsiCo has filed an appeal seeking to restrain the publication of the report from the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), which claims that samples of Pepsi drinks it tested contained 36 times the level of pesticide residues, including lindane, DDT, malathion and chlorpyrifos, permitted under European Union regulations. Coca-Cola's had 30 times the level it claimed.


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