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Yoplait's Double Conspiracy-Killing Small Wildlife and Human's, One Cup At A Time

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posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 07:28 AM
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Originally posted by oldgoat
try to find stonyfield, it's the only yogurt i'll eat these days


That's one of the few i do eat, an other is Lala from Mexico. a little too sugary but better consitency closer to eauropean yoghurt.

To the OP, here is the simple answer to your question. Do you know the cost of milk? do you know the cost of making normal yogurt? How many people do you think will spend the extra $2 on natural versus processed crap.

Vast m,ajority of people don't eat in the first place, so for them to buy it, these companies went out of their way to make something the consumer will like and it must be cheap.


There's no conspiracy to kill you, its just american taste. My father works for a company called Bongrain in France, 3rd largest producer of cheese and airy product. Guess what, the same yogurt does not have the same recipe in France and in the US, its no conspiracy, just taste buds differences.




posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 08:13 AM
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How any respectable ATS member and investigator can continue to consume dairy and fluoridated water is beyond me.

Dairy cuts off your life expectancy and fluoridated water is an essential lobotomy. If you're consuming them, stop. I can't emphasize enough how damaging each of these products truly is.




posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 08:19 AM
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I would agree with that. The yoghurt I had in America was, for European tastes, very sweet and way too runny. It's the kinda crap we sell here in the UK as "kids" yoghurt, although God knows why with all the crap in it.

We do get the same sort as in the US (Ski, Muller etc), and it is very popular, but the natural yoghurt is just as easily obtained and growing in popularity, as people realise it's better for them, especially Greek yoghurt, which is well nice, but a bit higher in fat.

As previously stated, there is no conspiracy here, just Corporate America trying to make a quick buck and not giving a damn about their consumers' health in the process.

We get the same crap over here. If you don't like it, don't eat it and find the health alternative. It's when the healthy alternative isn't available that's when you wanna start to complain.

[edit on 14-4-2010 by nik1halo]



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 08:20 AM
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Okay, I understand your complaints in regards to the ingrediants. But I really hope that you are being sarcastic about the animals.

The cup is not a killer cup, it is just shaped in such a way (like many cups and products) that an animal could get it's head in it and stuck. The smell of left over yogurt could possibly entice an animal to do this.

This is not exclusive to Yoplait. All of the yogurt cups, aluminum cans, the plastic binding around six packs, and pretty much anything that an animal can get its head into can cause this problem.

I actually think that Yoplait is being responsible to our furry friends by reminding you to crush the cup before disposing of it. This is something that should be done with all of these types of products. Not only to protect animals, but to limit the volume of waste that is placed into dumps.



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 08:29 AM
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I carry on consuming dairy because I'm not American and we have laws (ever since the whole mad cow desease thing) that prevent unnatural chemicals entering the human food chain. It's also why we don't import meat or dairy in from the States. Even our Hershey chocolate (sooo not chocolate BTW and very unpopular here) is manufactured in the EU.

Also, I have a medical condition, which requires me to drink a lot of milk.

I'm currently drinking a pint as I type this, it's yummy and for some reason I just had an urge to look at the ingredients.

Ingredients:
Milk




posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 08:39 AM
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I'm not saying that yogurt is as bad as the op is making out, but I just wanted to add some information to the thread. I've always heard, follow the money and that it leads higher and higher. So in this case, who owns General Mills?


But look who "owns" General Mills. Their principal investors are Philip Morris, Exxon/Mobil, General Electric, Chevron, Nike, McDonald's, Target Stores, Starbucks, Monsanto, Dupont (weapons & pesticides), Dow Chemical (Agent Orange, breast implants, napalm), Pepsico, Alcoa Aluminium, Disney, and Texas Instruments (weapons producer and one of G.W. Bush's top contributors).


Link to source

I do not personally know if this is true or not. But thought it might be relevant to this thread. And I'm sure one could follow the money even higher.

Eat wise



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 08:43 AM
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Pepsico, Alcoa Aluminium, Disney, and Texas Instruments (weapons producer and one of G.W. Bush's top contributors).

Which one of these is the weapons producer. I am not questioning you, I would just like to know. I kind of ruled out Disney and Pepsico out myself.



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 08:49 AM
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I was very surprised to see Aspertame listed as one of the ingredients used in yogurt

I discovered this incidentally about 2 weeks ago when shopping with my wife and she picked up some of that Activia stuff that Jamie Lee Curtis hawks. I looked over the ingredients, saw Aspertame listed and immediately put it back.

Thanks for trying to kill us Jamie Lee!!!!!



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 08:53 AM
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Originally posted by rexusdiablos
How any respectable ATS member and investigator can continue to consume dairy and fluoridated water is beyond me.

Dairy cuts off your life expectancy and fluoridated water is an essential lobotomy. If you're consuming them, stop. I can't emphasize enough how damaging each of these products truly is.




I'm going to assume you're talking about mass consumer dairy product, ie the crapy ones. Go and buy organic farm dairy product and let me how well the killing goes with that. Everyone in my family has grown to live very long lives and has cosumed very large amounts of dairy products throughout their lives. To tell people to stop consuming dairy product is kinda idiotic. And please to bring up the soy alternative because that stuff is just plain gross. How anyone can actualy say they like it over regular milk baffles me.

As far as the fluoride water well tough luck unless you've got a very nice R.O system in your house, even then, not all of them can remove fluoride. And buying water these days at the store is just the same gamble since 90% of water is recycled municipal water. There's only a handfull of natural springs left anyway. Consider yourself lucky if you've got a well back home.



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 08:58 AM
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Originally posted by russ212
Pepsico, Alcoa Aluminium, Disney, and Texas Instruments (weapons producer and one of G.W. Bush's top contributors).


Which one of these is the weapons producer. I am not questioning you, I would just like to know. I kind of ruled out Disney and Pepsico out myself.


I believe Texas Instrument has chipset programs for weapons but they're not weapons manufacturer. To be a contributor to a product and the be the producer of said product are two different things. Alcoa could be providing the raw material for the shells i guess but still does not make them weapons manufacturer.

Also i thought monsanto was the creator of agent orange not dow chemicals.



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 09:06 AM
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It's in a package Why would you buy it before you read the label?

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posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 09:21 AM
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Originally posted by russ212
Pepsico, Alcoa Aluminium, Disney, and Texas Instruments (weapons producer and one of G.W. Bush's top contributors).


Which one of these is the weapons producer. I am not questioning you, I would just like to know. I kind of ruled out Disney and Pepsico out myself.


As stated in my original post, I personally do not know if it is true.
I was merely adding information for those that wanted to dig more.
Sorry I can't answer your question, but I would assume the 'source' (click the link!) was referring to TI.



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 09:26 AM
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Thanks, I believe that it is safe to make that assumption as well. However, after reconsidering I believe it could be disney. Micheal Eisner would do anything for a profit.



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 09:29 AM
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Originally posted by russ212
Pepsico, Alcoa Aluminium, Disney, and Texas Instruments (weapons producer and one of G.W. Bush's top contributors).


Which one of these is the weapons producer. I am not questioning you, I would just like to know. I kind of ruled out Disney and Pepsico out myself.


You know it's gotta be Disney!
Haven't you seen the promo films; Snow White and the seven Grenade Launchers and 101 Damnations?


You just made me laugh so hard, thanks for that


I'd say it's more than likely Texas Instruments mate.



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 09:40 AM
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This is very disturbing as I am currently hooked on Yoplait's Thick & Creamy Key Lime Pie yogurt. Why must the best-tasting things be the worst things for you?? Are we in Purgatory or something????



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 09:58 AM
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Originally posted by russ212
Pepsico, Alcoa Aluminium, Disney, and Texas Instruments (weapons producer and one of G.W. Bush's top contributors).



Could it be Textron Inc and not Texas Instrument the source might refer to?

here's a list of the top 10 manufacturers for 2002:

www.fas.org...

also here's a list for news from those manufacturers:

military.einnews.com...



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 10:04 AM
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thank you for the post!

TXRabbit thanks for bringing up aspartame!

I was wondering why that was not listed in the OP list of ingredients...

I am just starting to learn about it and although "our" government says it is safe for human consumption, I have my doubts!

All this is just one more reason to buy organic and local and to plant and make your own food!!!! happy Wednesday everyone!!



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 10:10 AM
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This exemplifies what occurs when for profit corporations become involved with food products.

They ruin it !

I buy StoneyField plain yogurt And add my own fruit/honey and it tastes great.

I recall 20 years ago when Yoplait, the original yogurt from France came to the US. It was pretty straight forward, Yoghurt - Milk , cultures , Sugar and Fruit.

Now it is moreso a kids candy disguised and marketed as yogurt.

With the surge in healthy eating, years ago, General Mills jumped on the bandwagon buying the brand as well as also, applying the typical corporate approach for extracting out more profits.

They begin to cut costs by adding the High Fructose Corn Syrup and artificial sweeteners, which are cheaper than real sugar of course as well as by adding preservatives, which allow it to sit on the store shelves or in warehouses longer.

All in all I am learning , to be very wary of anything food related that is advertised on television. Simply due to the fact that if they are paying that much for advertisements on Television, there is a very good chance that another major for profit corporation is behind it.

Which spells less concern for the health of the consumer and more concern and emphasis upon profits.

And last but not least.....Remember to Read the Labels !




posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 10:27 AM
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Originally posted by russ212

I actually think that Yoplait is being responsible to our furry friends by reminding you to crush the cup before disposing of it. This is something that should be done with all of these types of products. Not only to protect animals, but to limit the volume of waste that is placed into dumps.


Yeah! this also made me a little confused about the OP.

It's not like Yoplait are producing 'special' plastics cups which are extra dangerous to the wildlife and our furry friends on purpose - just to be evil!


It's the same for all plastic packaging from whatever company - they are dangerous to animals if they end up in the nature, period.

In Europe we have had these kind of labels a long time, warning us that different plastic packaging can do harm to wild animals if we are throwing them away recklessly in the nature.

Some animals get stuck with cups on their heads and can get them off - Seagulls and other birds can get trapped in other kind of softer plastic packaging. Pop-rings can do harm to other small animals and so on etc.

So in this case I think it's great that French Yoplait are putting these labels as a friendly reminder to people to crush the cups - or as in many places here in Europe, a reminder to throw them in our plastic recycling bins.

I know that you guys are not accustomed with these kind of labels the same indoctrinated way as we EU folks are!


You should see our big warning messages displayed on our cigarette packets - almost covers the whole cigarette pack.


en.wikipedia.org...

[edit on 14-4-2010 by Chevalerous]



posted on Apr, 14 2010 @ 10:35 AM
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Thanks for the info.

Living gluten free has been a nightmare for me since finding out about my celiac disease, so it will be hard to have to give up yet another one of my staples.

I tried the organic brand recently... but its just too hard for me to get used to the texture. I hate that my tastebuds have been warped by years of these processed foods



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