Kerala government today expressed hope that it would be able to get Presidential assent to the `Plachimada Coca-Cola Victims Relief and Compensation Claims Special Tribunal Bill-2011, passed by the state Assembly.
The FDA is reportedly planning to assess data on possible presence of chemical 4-MeI, a carcinogenic byproduct, produced at the time of manufacturing of caramel colored soda, after a Consumer Reports test indicated higher levels of carcinogen in sodas selling across the U.S.
approved a draft bill for setting up a tribunal for making
available compensation and relief for the people of
Plachimada in Palakkad district where a Coca-Cola plant had caused environmental damage.