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Source: Twitter

Old Vitaminwater ad suggesting it could replace flu shots causes outrage again


The bottled water industry has plenty of critics. Whether it's the devastating impact that single-use plastic bottles have on our environment or the massive markups for an amount of water that would cost fractions of a cent out of a tap. 

Now, people are adding yet another reason to their lists after an ad for Vitamin Water, owned by the Coca Cola company, reemerged online. The advert, from 2011, was republished by Twitter user Patrick Shearer recently. It states that "flu shots are so last year" and then advertises three different types of Vitaminwater, including one with added vitamin C.