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PepsiCo cheers verdict

The beverage industry has cheered the verdict of the Supreme Court in the PepsiCo versus Kerala government matter, saying they stand vindicated following the order which sets aside criminal proceedings initiated against the company by the latter. When contacted, a spokesperson for CSE said Pepsi’s stand was not incorrect since there were no standards for pesticide adulteration prescribed at that time. “We are not directly involved in this matter,” the spokesperson said. “Our report was merely used by the Kerala government to arrive at its observations,” he ...