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Traders in south India state pull US drinks in anger at PETA
Mar 2, 2017 - Associated Press Financial Wire

NEW DELHI (AP) - Traders angry at a US-based animal rights group have turned their ire on two iconic American brands, pulling Coke and Pepsi from shelves in the south India state of Tamil Nadu.

The Tamil Nadu Traders Association said the soft-drink makers were draining too much water in the state but that they targeted the American brands because PETA had pushed the 2014 ban on the popular local tradition of bull-taming.

The trading association said its ban that went into effect late

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