- Is it true that Pepsi bottles / Tropicana packs were contaminated with HIV infected blood?
No, there is not even a shred of truth to this absurd story. This fake story is an attempt to malign the company's reputation. Please see http://www.hoax-slayer.com/pepsi-hiv-hoax.shtml
- Are Pepsi and Tropicana safe for consumption?
Please be assured that Pepsi and Tropicana are 100% safe; they are manufactured in fully automated plants, untouched by hand, that maintain global standards of quality and excellence. There is a fraud SMS being circulated raising concerns that Pepsi bottles and Tropicana packs are contaminated with HIV AIDS infected blood. This is absolutely untrue.
Pepsi and Tropicana are high quality products from PepsiCo and this spam message is an attempt to malign the company's reputation. Therefore, we urge you to ignore the SMS and do not forward the same. Please see http://www.hoax-slayer.com/pepsi-hiv-hoax.shtml
There is not even a shred of truth to this absurd story as HIV AIDS does not spread through food and drinks.
- How does PepsiCo ensure that the manufacturing process is safe at their plants?
Pepsi and Tropicana are 100% safe. PepsiCo uses only the best quality ingredients and all its products are manufactured in state-of-the-art plants which are HACCP (a global food safety and quality certification) certified to deliver safe and contamination-free products. There is no human contact with the content of the bottles and packs from the time they begin to be manufactured, until the time they are sealed.
Pepsi and Tropicana along with all other products from the PepsiCo portfolio are fully compliant with all the prevailing Food Safety Regulations laid down by Government of India.
- What do I do if I receive a message about Pepsi / Tropicana being unsafe for consumption because of HIV AIDS contamination?
Please do not forward the message and consider sharing the following with the sender:
Pepsi and Tropicana are 100% safe, made in automated plants, untouched by hands. Ignore fraud SMS about AIDS contamination. See http://www.hoax-slayer.com/pepsi-hiv-hoax.shtml
- What do I do if I receive a message about PepsiCo products being unsafe for consumption because of any form of contamination?
Please avoid sharing any messages / emails before verifying the facts as it may lead to spreading of baseless rumours causing unnecessary worry amongst consumers and may attract legal action for maligning the company's reputation. Be responsible and write to the company at email@example.com