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EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011
January 25, 2012

EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011: Find Your Water

Whole Foods Italian Still Mineral Water
Grade: F
sold by Whole Foods Market IP, L.P.
Map of US showing DC
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
District of Columbia F n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Whole Foods Italian Still Mineral Water Label
District of Columbia
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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: None Listed
Website information: No product information on website
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: None Listed
Website information: No product information on website
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? No product information on website
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelThe gold medalist of refreshments, our mineral water has gone the distance. It comes to light after a relentless two year journey through the mineral-rich channels of the Tuscan Apennine Mountains. Bottled for freshness, this water has a clean, sharp flavor that cools the palate and quenches thirst like a champion. Let the games begin. Distributed by: Whole Foods Market, Austin TX 78703. Bottled at Meti Source by La Galvanina SPA, Apecchio, PU, Italy.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? No
What is contained in the WQR? No WQR available
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):
  • Whole Foods Market, Washington, DC (14-May-10)
Official website:www.wholefoodsmarket.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 3.0 Grade Key
A: 8.6-10.0
B: 6.9-8.5
C: 5.0-6.8
D: 2.9-4.9
F:-2.0-2.8
Purification method 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.0 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -1.0 / 1.0
Total 0.0 / 5.0 0.0 / 4.0 -1.0 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

F