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  •  Weak tea? (5+ / 0-)
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    I think is quite appropriate to point that we are the weakest industrialize nation in food labeling. So bad that the milk industry thinks that putting sugar in milk can fly with no label cause other industries had bought the politicians for similar things before.

    •  I'll Take "Food That Makes Me Angry For $100 Alex" (0+ / 0-)

      Merely lumping things into broad categories according to how they make you feel doesn't make them equivalent, just like we don't keep the silver wear in the attic with Christmas decorations just because they are shiny.

      There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

      by bernardpliers on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 07:46:02 AM PST

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    •  What are you basing your claim that there's added (0+ / 0-)

      Sugar in milk on?

      Because according to the FDA's regulations, if one adds sugar to milk, it cannot even be called "milk."

      •  I don't know about (0+ / 0-)

        the claims concerning sugaring milk, however, the FDA only has jurisdiction on interstate products.  Dairy and eggs are predominately local and are under the jurisdiction of the state - state laws vary from state to state.
         If they are using only lactose sugar it might not be considered an adulterant - it could be considered "fortified"

        "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them. Isaac Asimov (8.25 / -5.64}

        by carver on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 11:10:36 AM PST

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      •  There was (1+ / 0-)
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        a diary about this the other day. It was artificial sweeteners not milk tough

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