From: Robert on
On Aug 13, 2:07 am, "Jan Drew" <jdrew1...(a)sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> "Robert" <writer7...(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
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> news:1186948131.885776.90470(a)g12g2000prg.googlegroups.com...
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> > On Aug 12, 8:17 am, mzlindy...(a)earthlink.net wrote:
> >> On Sun, 12 Aug 2007 04:51:19 GMT, "Jan Drew"
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> >> <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.
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> >> >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============
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> > 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 -
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Another idiot with no name

From: Mark Probert on
Coleah wrote:
> 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
>>>>> industry.
>>>> 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
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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!!
>
>


Smacks head...

I could have had a V-8!

From: Richard Schultz on
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
: fertilizers...

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.

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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
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"an optimist is a guy/ that has never had/ much experience"