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English to French translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
English term or phrase:trade-off
In the USA, tap water, the main ingredient of bottled soft drinks, can contain chemicals such as chlorine, trihalomethanes, lead, cadmium and various organic
This problem is only compounded in developing countries. In India, for instance, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), an independent public-interest organisation, has detected a higher level of pesticides in certain soft drinks—yet, in spite of three years of deliberations and 20 meetings, the Bureau of Indian
Standards (BIS) has still not finalised the standards for soft drinks.
The CSE particularly notes that "international standards for pesticide residue all over the world (including the US and EU) recognise the trade-off between pesticides and nutrition. Fruits and vegetables have nutrition. They give us something in this poison–nutrition trade-off. We get nothing with colas. Just pesticides.