It looks like our favorite sparkling water brand, LaCroix may not be so good for us after all!
LaCroix sparkling water is facing a class action lawsuit because the company claims its "100% natural" ingredients, but in reality it isn't.
CBS News reports that after "testing it reveals that LaCroix contains a number of artificial ingredients, including linalool, which is used in cockroach insecticide."
The lawsuit says that the parent company National Beverage is "intentionally misleading consumers."
According to the suit, three ingredients in the drink "limonene, which can cause kidney toxicity and tumors; linalool propionate, which is used to treat cancer; and linalool, which is used in cockroach insecticide"are identified as synthetic by the FDA.
The FDA lists all three ingredients as "synthetic," saying "natural" ingredients must be derived from animal or plant sources, yet the three relevant chemicals can be derived naturally.
What do you think about this?
Will you still drink LaCroix?