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So now some rich stupid people from Sylicon Valley and such consider untreated water as rich and alive instead of the treated one. It is the dangerous new fashion, along milk untreated. 

I just can't with stupidity. 

Food-safety expert warns latest bizarre Silicon Valley $60 'raw water' trend could quickly turn deadly

 
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  • Silicon Valley is developing an obsession with untreated, unfiltered water, according to The New York Times.
  • But a food-poisoning expert says that the trend is dangerous and could be deadly.
  • "Raw" water can spread bacteria and diseases including cholera, E. coli, Hepatitis A, and Giardia.


When food-safety expert Bill Marler saw The New York Times' trend piece on Silicon Valley's recent obsession with raw water, he thought he was reading a headline from The Onion.

According to The Times, demand for unfiltered water is skyrocketing as tech-industry insiders develop a taste for water that hasn't been treated, to prevent the spread of bacteria or other contaminants.

In San Francisco, "unfiltered, untreated, unsterilized spring water" is selling for as much as $60.99 for a 2.5 gallon jug. Startups dedicated to untreated water are popping up. People — including startup Juicero's cofounder Doug Evans — are gathering gallons of untreated water from natural springs to bring to Burning Man.

Tourmaline SpringTourmaline Spring sells an untreated water as "sacred, living water."Tourmaline Spring

 

While Evans and other fans say raw water is perfect for those who are "extreme about health," Marler — a food-safety advocate and a lawyer — says the opposite is true.

"Almost everything conceivable that can make you sick can be found in water," Marler told Business Insider.

Unfiltered, untreated water, even from the cleanest streams, can contain animal feces, spreading Giardia, which has symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea and results in roughly 4,600 hospitalizations a year. Hepatitis A, which resulted in 20 deaths in a California outbreak in 2017, can be spread through water if it isn't treated. E. coli, and cholera can also be transmitted via untreated water.

Because filtered, treated water has become the norm, Marler says, most people don't realize how dangerous s0-called raw water can be.

"The diseases that killed our great-grandparents were completely forgotten about," he said.

Most Americans don't personally know anyone who died of Hepatitis A or cholera, thanks to advances in technology and more stringent safety standards. As a result, they had a hard time realizing the risks involved in consuming untreated water.

"It's fine till some 10-year-old girl dies a horrible death from cholera in Montecito, California," Marler said.

On January 2, Business Insider's Melia Robinson visited a San Francisco supermarket where a small company called Live Water sells its untreated water. Rainbow Grocery was sold out of the Fountain of Truth Spring Water from Live Water, but a sign indicated a "slight price increase."

raw water live water san francisco 1An empty container sits on a shelf in Rainbow Grocery, where Live Water is sold.Melia Robinson/Business Insider

raw water live water san francisco 5Rainbow Grocery is expecting a new shipment of Live Water on January 4.Melia Robinson/Business Insider

 

The New York Times reported last week that Rainbow Grocery, a co-op in the city's Mission District, was selling a 2.5-gallon jug of the product from the startup Live Water for $36.99. As of Tuesday, the same jug costs $38.49 due to Live Water raising its prices. 

The co-op also sells a decorative jug for Live Water for $60.99. 

raw water live water san francisco 2Melia Robinson/Business Insider

 

According to Marler, the raw-water trend is similar to people's obsession with raw milk or opposition to vaccines. While they lack scientific evidence, they're convinced that they are correct, in part because they have failed to see the repercussions of life without scientific advances.

"You can't stop consenting adults from being stupid," Marler said. "But we should at least try."

Melia Robinson contributed reporting.

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No thanks. What’s next filtered semen shots? 

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What’s next? Turmeric shots served out of eroticerotic’s hole? 

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54 minutes ago, GOD said:

What’s next? Turmeric shots served out of eroticerotic’s hole? 

😘

be the first to taste 😘

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:rotfl:Once again, natural selection at work. This water must be bought by the same crazy people who believe that vaccination is dangerous.

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On 23/1/2018 at 12:41 PM, Martin B. said:

:rotfl:Once again, natural selection at work. This water must be bought by the same crazy people who believe that vaccination is dangerous.

At least this time they will be poisoned, instead of creating an epidemy. So fuck them. This is natural selection. :yes: 

 

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These hipsters and their fucking pseudoscience...once again.

 

On 1/23/2018 at 3:41 AM, Martin B. said:

:rotfl:Once again, natural selection at work. This water must be bought by the same crazy people who believe that vaccination is dangerous.

Bingo.

 

 

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lol there are so many ways to get poisoned by...drinking water should be the last of your worries. In most of Europe we don't buy water to start...we drink it from the sink. and if you go out we got many natural sources of water in the mountains etc....filtering water is so DUMB in most cases...it only makes sense if you're attempting to drink a brown backwater...but if water is flowing from the source it's pretty safe cmon! Yogurt got bacteria too you know...it's not the end of the world and you definitely don't get poisoned by LOL

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17 hours ago, Galactic-Tiger said:

lol there are so many ways to get poisoned by...drinking water should be the last of your worries. In most of Europe we don't buy water to start...we drink it from the sink. and if you go out we got many natural sources of water in the mountains etc....filtering water is so DUMB in most cases...it only makes sense if you're attempting to drink a brown backwater...but if water is flowing from the source it's pretty safe cmon! Yogurt got bacteria too you know...it's not the end of the world and you definitely don't get poisoned by LOL

Yogurt get bacteria?? That's your point of comparison ????? :rotfl::rotfl:

Oh lord... 

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17 hours ago, Galactic-Tiger said:

lol there are so many ways to get poisoned by...drinking water should be the last of your worries. In most of Europe we don't buy water to start...we drink it from the sink. and if you go out we got many natural sources of water in the mountains etc....filtering water is so DUMB in most cases...it only makes sense if you're attempting to drink a brown backwater...but if water is flowing from the source it's pretty safe cmon! Yogurt got bacteria too you know...it's not the end of the world and you definitely don't get poisoned by LOL

Sorry but this doesn't make sesnse.  

Unprocessed water is not tap water.  In fact I am pro tap water because bottled water is a dissater for environment. 

 

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On 1/25/2018 at 1:21 PM, Galactic-Tiger said:

lol there are so many ways to get poisoned by...drinking water should be the last of your worries. In most of Europe we don't buy water to start...we drink it from the sink. and if you go out we got many natural sources of water in the mountains etc....filtering water is so DUMB in most cases...it only makes sense if you're attempting to drink a brown backwater...but if water is flowing from the source it's pretty safe cmon! Yogurt got bacteria too you know...it's not the end of the world and you definitely don't get poisoned by LOL

wtf :lmao: 

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I hope Goop takes this up.

"Diarrhetic cleanse"

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