Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Something to Think about...Cola's used as a pesticide!

Farmers in India have discovered that common colas, like Coke and Pepsi, can be sprayed on crops and function as an effective and affordable pesticide. Although the Coca-Cola corporation says this is impossible, literally hundreds of farmers now claim the soft drinks kill the bugs on their cotton plants as well as any other pesticide.

A class action lawsuit is being filed in New York and New Jersey against producers of the popular synthetic sweetener aspartame (NutraSweet/Equal/Spoonful, etc.). More than 70% of U.S. adults and 40% of children are now regular consumers of products containing the ingredient, which the FDA reports is tied to everything from headaches to neurological problems to brain tumors. http://www.organicconsumers.org/toxic/aspartame.cfm

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