LACROIX IS SUED OVER ‘ALL NAT­U­RAL’ IN­GRE­DI­ENTS

USA TODAY Weekend Extra - - MONEY -

A law­suit filed against LaCroix’s par­ent com­pany al­leges the sparkling wa­ter ad­ver­tised as “all nat­u­ral” con­tains ar­ti­fi­cial in­gre­di­ents. Ac­cord­ing to CBS Philadel­phia, law firm Beau­mont Costales filed the suit on be­half of Lenora Rice, claim­ing that test­ing re­vealed in­gre­di­ents in­clud­ing limonene, which can cause kid­ney tox­i­c­ity and tu­mors; linalool pro­pi­onate, which is used to treat can­cer; and linalool, which is in cock­roach in­sec­ti­cide. Na­tional Bev­er­age Corp. de­nies the al­le­ga­tions, say­ing all essences in LaCroix sparkling wa­ters are 100 per­cent nat­u­ral.

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