Growing, manufacturing, buying, and preparing food would be impossible without a safe and abundant supply of water. Countless food items that are staples of American meals either contain water or require consumers to add water.

Ensuring Water QualityFrom farm and field to restaurants and dining-room tables, water is a key component of food production and food processing. Incontrovertibly, whether used as a primary ingredient in numerous food and beverage items (e.g., canned soup, frozen vegetables, or soft drinks), as…

Contaminants for which maximum levels in drinking water have been established.

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