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From: Robert on 15 Aug 2007 18:16
On Aug 13, 2:07 am, "Jan Drew" <jdrew1...(a)sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> "Robert" <writer7...(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
> > On Aug 12, 8:17 am, mzlindy...(a)earthlink.net wrote:
> >> On Sun, 12 Aug 2007 04:51:19 GMT, "Jan Drew"
> >> <jdrew1...(a)sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> >> >http://www.newstarget.com/z021962.html
> >> >NewsTarget.com printable article
> >> >Originally published August 2 2007
> >> >Pepsi admits Aquafina comes from tap water
> >> >by Mike Adams
> >> >It's a great marketing gimmick: A bottle of water with a clean, blue
> >> >label
> >> >showing images of snow-capped mountains and the claim, "Pure water,
> >> >perfect
> >> >taste." That's the image created by Pepsico's Aquafina brand of water,
> >> >and
> >> >many consumers leap to the incorrect conclusion that Aquafina is sourced
> >> >from mountain spring water.
> >> >In reality, Aquafina comes from tap water. Yes, the same water you get
> >> >when
> >> >you turn on your kitchen faucet. Of course, Aquafina is filtered,
> >> >purified
> >> Hopefully removing chlorine and flouride, pesticides and
> >> fertilizers...
> >> >and perhaps even enhanced with trace amounts of added minerals, but it's
> >> >certainly not mountain spring water.
> >> [...]clip============
> > No worse than selling bottles of pills that promise weight loss or a
> > cure for your cold.
> > Robert
> DUH.Wissssssssssssssssssshhh right over your head.- Hide quoted text -
> - Show quoted text -
Another idiot with no name
From: Mark Probert on 15 Aug 2007 23:02
> On Aug 15, 6:51 am, Mark Probert <markprob...(a)lumbercartel.com> wrote:
>> Myrl wrote:
>>> On Aug 14, 6:47 pm, Mark Probert <markprob...(a)lumbercartel.com> wrote:
>>>> Coleah wrote:
>>>>> On Aug 13, 9:44 pm, Mark Probert <markprob...(a)lumbercartel.com> wrote:
>>>>>> Coleah wrote:
>>>>>>> Plastic bottles aren't a particular scare for me.
>>>>>> Plastic bottles are a real environmental issue. They
>>>>>> add a lot of chemical to the waste stream. They also
>>>>>> are found way out to sea. Two weeks ago I was 60 miles off the south
>>>>>> shore of LI and there was an area of garbage floating by...with seven or
>>>>>> eight bottled water bottles in the mix.
>>>>> I agree. Some people are just pigs!
>>>> With the trash I see out to sea, it is not just some. I have seen some
>>>> unbelievable conglomerations of trash just go floating by. A few years
>>>> ago we went to the Macys fireworks display in NYC and I watched the CG
>>>> intercepting floating trash since they thought it was dangerous.
>>>>> I sure understand the disposal issue, but don't have a real fear of
>>>>> drinking something packaged in a plastic bottle.
>>>> Nor do I. I re-use the bottles for several days, and then toss them in
>>>> the trash.
>>>>> I drink a lot of Diet 7-Up in 1 liter bottles and save them for
>>>>> recycling projects. New uses are being created all the time. Some
>>>>> states charge a $.05 deposit on plastic bottles which has really
>>>>> assisted in getting them out of trash an into the recycling
>>>> We`do not drink much soda. The preference is tea, usually green.
>>> I'm a tea drinker too, Mark. . .My favorite lately is Bigelow's Red
>>> Raspberry. I like to use it to make Sun Tea, and then throw in mint
>>> leaves, and lemon slices.
>> I'll mix citrus with green tea. I also like Lady Earl Grey black tea
>> brewed for at least 10 minutes.- Hide quoted text -
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> You and Myrl have tatooed 'tea' in my brain. Being Diabetic, I drink
> a LOT of Diet 7-Up (no calories, no sugar.....but Sodium). Couldn't
> replace 7-Up with tea, but it would be a change......then try some of
> Myrl's filtering ideas with lemon and ice. Thanks for sharing!!
I could have had a V-8!
From: Richard Schultz on 4 Sep 2007 05:33
In misc.health.alternative mzlindyone(a)earthlink.net wrote:
:>In reality, Aquafina comes from tap water. Yes, the same water you get when
:>you turn on your kitchen faucet. Of course, Aquafina is filtered, purified
: Hopefully removing chlorine and flouride, pesticides and
Well, there's an Israeli equivalent that boldly announces on the
label that it contains fluorine. I'd say "just in case anyone was
wondering whether or not it's bottled tap water," but I think that the
marketers (correctly, as far as I can tell) figure that the average
consumer won't be able to reach the obvious conclusion.
Richard Schultz schultr(a)mail.biu.ac.il
Department of Chemistry, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Opinions expressed are mine alone, and not those of Bar-Ilan University
"an optimist is a guy/ that has never had/ much experience"