Rust in A Coke Bottle

From time to time, I can’t refused the urge for soft drinks. I often sip it directly from the bottle orifice. I hate using straw because it taste awful. Sometimes I wonder why my drink taste bad. The picture below will explain why.


The bottle neck has adhering rust. The rust was due to rusty crown cap and it is not good for your body. Soft drinks manufacturers should prevent this rust incidence by proper handling or by providing rust-free crowns.

According to DJ Mark, damage from rust is continuous and constant. When a rust interacts with a cell membrane, it damage the cell. Let’s face the fact that the human body is composed of billions and billions of cells that are being attacked by billions of free radicals.Even though rust can cause these types of problems for humans it can cause similar symptoms for many items made of metal and metal infrastructures as well. Although humans and metals are different they both will have the same debilitating effects.

Marvin is the lead chocolate maker of Ben and Lyn Chocolate Inc. Has strong background in food research and development. Occasionally conducts training and lectures. Lecturer of Cocoa Foundation of the Philippines. Do coaching and consultancy services on his free time.

One Reply to “Rust in A Coke Bottle”

  1. In this case, I think I will drink soft drinks in CAN and in Plastic Container not in a bottle like this which is prone on rusty stuff like what have shown in the picture.

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