Reports suggest that drinking bottled water figures in the list of possible causes of cancer. Plastic is a wonder material for packaging. Almost anything can be packaged easily in plastic containers. Luckily other food products packaged in plastic that have expired or spoilt are easy to detect. The taste and smell of the same can be easily noticed. However when the question comes to bottled water, the scenario is different. These bottles travel miles before they reach your local store. Though well packed, the water begins to absorb dangerous chemicals from plastic and cause health problems.