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One thing did strike me..people would fight hard and get angry because someone says how an added chemical just for a flavor is no good but are fine with walking around with plastic on their mouth and face in summer including children and they'd never fight that.
So ideally we should only use natural food and wear the emperor's clothes?
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k and e.. ideally... oh well that's another topic

But, here we're talking about something that's really bad. Back in the 60ties the crazies did put msg in baby food. can you imagine that? it took a while for the medecine to conclude how it is really bad and then after pression they managed to take it away. So, the food industry is not there to be your friend your mummy.. they'll put tiny amount of cyanide in your cookie if by doing that they'll save a $ or will know how you'll consume more.

speaking of.. the story with msg is exactly like that.. there are compounds in food, almonds,spinach, etc. that are cyanide . So, someone can make the cyanide in the lab and then sprinkle it on your chips and you're supposed to think, "hmmm yeah man... cyanide is present in almonds, so no worries , It's even good for me if I sprinkle some" can you see where the problem hides?
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Old 30.07.2021, 13:23
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...... MusicChick , how dare you use the that dried herb when you can go and by maggi

Why flavour your soup with that when you can go and add few drops of Aromat.....
6 years in Switzerland and you're getting yourself in trouble here.
There is no fluid Aromat. And Aromat is by Knorr and your pictured "spice" is by Maggie and they are NOT friends.
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Now there's a thought, EF could just have one long rambling thread
The "could" was a typo?

I like this thread. It's a bit like real life (okay, I know there's some who talk about the same thing again and again and over again. But it's kind of nice not having to change tables constantly in the EF-pub just to have a general chat about everything and nothing).
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Old 30.07.2021, 14:40
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I feel compassion for those who are following this thread but never participating




must be really hard , cause probably they have their top3 , then they have some stuff to do ,they're out of focus then need to catch up!! then their fave turns into the baddie .. or they love one of us then we say some crap and then they're in a meltdown This topic is like a Series and we're in season 6, ep 02 .
Well, at some point, this thread will probably just become you talking to yourself.
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Well, at some point, this thread will probably just become you talking to yourself.
LOL. Others already were at times.

But to be fair, she is not the only only one covering entire threads all by themselves for days. Will not mention any names.
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Old 30.07.2021, 15:51
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yes but on the thread where they can, they dont. You see what I mean?

My sentence was a general observation. It looks as if people have build up of emotions, covid summer, fear, waiting for the better and then someone says "hey that corn sugar you put i the drink - no good" wow all of a sudden here's the enemy! burn her, how dare she say that )
You do realise that HFCS is a mainly American thing? I've not seen it used much here and that is a good thing. If it is found in some things, fair enough, it's pretty easy to avoid them, so easy that I haven't managed to accidentally pick it up despite never really checking for it.
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Kittster, I actually do realise, it is not at all just an american thing.

In europe it is listed under different names, but usually if you see glucose-fructose syrup, isoglucose, it is hfcs. The thing is in so many products on the market they're playing not only with words but also, they use certain amount of each sugar so you end up with 5 types of added sugar. Also the content of frucstose (in the eu hfcs) can vary because for certain products like soft drinks there's a different ratio, but in the end it's still just as bad.
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Kittster, I actually do realise, it is not at all just an american thing.

In europe it is listed under different names, but usually if you see glucose-fructose syrup, isoglucose, it is hfcs. The thing is in so many products on the market they're playing not only with words but also, they use certain amount of each sugar so you end up with 5 types of added sugar. Also the content of frucstose (in the eu hfcs) can vary because for certain products like soft drinks there's a different ratio, but in the end it's still just as bad.
You spend an amazing amount of time explaining things to me that I already know. Are you really used to mingling with people who don't know this kind of stuff? I guess that's one way to make yourself believe you are the smartest person in the room... The double spacing before the next sentence suggests that you should really be old enough to know better.
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Old 30.07.2021, 17:36
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Kittster, I actually do realise, it is not at all just an american thing.

In europe it is listed under different names, but usually if you see glucose-fructose syrup, isoglucose, it is hfcs. The thing is in so many products on the market they're playing not only with words but also, they use certain amount of each sugar so you end up with 5 types of added sugar. Also the content of frucstose (in the eu hfcs) can vary because for certain products like soft drinks there's a different ratio, but in the end it's still just as bad.
What's the problem?
HFCS is made from corn so is one of the natural products you love and therefore is not an artificial product.
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Old 30.07.2021, 17:57
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You do realise that HFCS is a mainly American thing? I've not seen it used much here and that is a good thing. If it is found in some things, fair enough, it's pretty easy to avoid them, so easy that I haven't managed to accidentally pick it up despite never really checking for it.
So Kittster, what do you want me to say? Do you see what you're saying ? You took time to type to me ask me a question, obviously it was on your mind and you wanted to clarify that with me.
Then I came and replied: no, it is not mainly an american thing. Any company whenever they can they would chose to use hcfs because it's way cheaper and you obviously know it. On top of that, the same companies are selling in europe and unless they they have to avoid it,reduce it etc. they wont do it.

You say how you know it goes under glucose-fructose syrup..(but for some reason you see to ignore how it's listed in so many products)

Only to say just after "it's easy to avoid. . so easy.. I never really checking for it? " When you're buying groceries, ice cream, chocolate bars(eating a burger at a fast food outlet, domino pizza, etc. ..you're not checking but you know it's not there ?

Then, tragedy. It's my space before the sentence or after sentence that bothers you and now that's the new issue to be raised ?
can you open a poll so we vote on how much space is allowed, really I think we should fix these problems fast .
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Now that you know these things, explain it to me, how is it normal for you something as glucose-fructose syrup to be acceptable if "it's in the usa" but thank god, here that's not the case ?

Because if one cares for this in general then what kind of a goverment, FDA, politicians, scientists ,cardiac research associations etc. are allowing something that's obvioulsy so bad to be used in abundace?
For me it's equally important to be concerned how this highly toxic element (just as aspartame,msg) is given to children be it in the USA or wherever.

What does that tell us? That we allow them to use very very bad things in our food chain, they do harm, we know it but ..hmm we just shut up and let it roll.?

Also, those same companies, food giants, are huge corporations are selling their stuff worldwide in Europe as well and are buying local smaller companies and are installing their own rules, new formulas etc..
Being ignorant to this is just totally counterproductive.
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So Kittster, what do you want me to say? Do you see what you're saying ? You took time to type to me ask me a question, obviously it was on your mind and you wanted to clarify that with me.
Then I came and replied: no, it is not mainly an american thing. Any company whenever they can they would chose to use hcfs because it's way cheaper and you obviously know it. On top of that, the same companies are selling in europe and unless they they have to avoid it,reduce it etc. they wont do it.

You say how you know it goes under glucose-fructose syrup..(but for some reason you see to ignore how it's listed in so many products)

Only to say just after "it's easy to avoid. . so easy.. I never really checking for it? " When you're buying groceries, ice cream, chocolate bars(eating a burger at a fast food outlet, domino pizza, etc. ..you're not checking but you know it's not there ?

Then, tragedy. It's my space before the sentence or after sentence that bothers you and now that's the new issue to be raised ?
can you open a poll so we vote on how much space is allowed, really I think we should fix these problems fast .
When you brought it up, I went to check some of my food out of curiosity. It doesn't contain the equivalent of HFCS, only things like the standard fructose. I do check my groceries to avoid palm oil and tend to only buy organic stuff though, so maybe they don't use this cheap additive as often. So while I didn't check for it at purchase, it appears that you can still easily avoid it without trying.

The double spacing is a relic from the days of typewriters, if you still do that in 2021, you are either old enough to have learned to type on a mechanical typewriter and never quite managed to unlearn the style or still bound by what your silent generation/boomer teacher drummed into you many years ago. The former I can kind of excuse, the latter is just a sign of not adapting to the new reality of word processers and their subsequent iterations.
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Third Friday in a row for Jim’s thread.
Not a bad send off.
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Third Friday in a row for Jim’s thread.
Not a bad send off.
He should delete his account more often. It's been quite entertaining.
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...Apart from RufusB it's not so much that they are left wing more that they think political debate is for Twitter and Englishforum is for talking about Switzerland....

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Whut?


As for the rest of this thread.... holy hells...
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.... When you're ..... eating a burger at a fast food outlet, domino pizza, etc. ..you're not checking but you know it's not there ?
Does anybody (check it)? And isn't that a bit silly?

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Quite ungrateful, some of you on here. I sprinkled a bit of magical Aromat as an aside to my trusty financial advisor (constricted crocodile) and a nod to a mod regarding the natural beauty and graceful baring of Swiss cougars – and hey presto! No more pointless bickering about feminism, anti/pro woke, misandry/misogyny – MSG is the latest trend… or something something?
I certainly appreciated the elegant derailment of a thread in danger of sinking in the doldrums.
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Does anybody (check it)? And isn't that a bit silly?
Please don't misquote and make me look madder than I actually am, m'kay?
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Please don't misquote and make me look madder than I actually am, m'kay?
Yeah, how the heck did this happen? I corrected it.

Glad you got some humour left though.
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