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Scientists take to social media to defend substances in LaCroix lawsuit

Posted at 6:38 AM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-09 10:44:39-04

It's the lawsuit that has everybody talking. LaCroix's parent company is being sued after claims that their products are not actually all-natural. However, the substances listed in the lawsuit may be safe after all.     

The National Pesticide Information Center posted on social media, saying one of the substances, linalool, is a naturally occurring chemical found in many plants. They say it is found in some products used to kill bugs, but it's generally safe for human consumption.  

A report by Popular Science also states the three ingredients listed in the lawsuit, limonene, linalool, and linalook propionate, are not considered "synthetic".