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(Chicago Trib)   Pepsi says the removal of 'brominated vegetable oil' will not affect taste of their drink product   (chicagotribune.com) divider line 67
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2013-01-25 08:40:41 PM
Coca-Cola, which uses the chemical in Orange Fanta and Powerade, said in a statement that the ingredient improves the stability of some products by preventing ingredients from separating.

Because shaking the bottle is just too farking hard.
 
2013-01-25 08:43:27 PM

fusillade762: Coca-Cola, which uses the chemical in Orange Fanta and Powerade, said in a statement that the ingredient improves the stability of some products by preventing ingredients from separating.

Because shaking the bottle is just too farking hard.


Powerade, sure, but are you gonna shake a bottle of orange soda before you drink it?

As for the Powerade it would sell less if you went to the cooler and all the color was on the bottom and it was clear on top.

Of course they'd just find a way to market that as "reverse infusion" or some nonsense.
 
2013-01-25 08:53:46 PM
So you're saying it'll still taste like over-sweetened Coke?

\could be worse, could be RC Cola
\\you are now diabetic just from thinking about RC Cola.  Enjoy!
 
2013-01-25 09:00:04 PM

fusillade762: Because shaking the bottle is just too farking hard.


It's generally not a good idea to shake carbonated beverages.
 
2013-01-25 09:31:05 PM
Why do all these drinks need a fire retardant?
 
2013-01-25 09:37:34 PM

Ishkur: fusillade762: Because shaking the bottle is just too farking hard.

It's generally not a good idea to shake carbonated beverages.


Gatorade is carbonated?
 
2013-01-25 09:51:04 PM

fusillade762: Ishkur: fusillade762: Because shaking the bottle is just too farking hard.

It's generally not a good idea to shake carbonated beverages.

Gatorade is carbonated?


Are you just being dense to be funny? You clearly included a carbonated beverage in your post. Right here:

fusillade762: which uses the chemical in Orange Fanta



I specifically allowed for the Powerade when I responded to your initial post.
 
2013-01-25 09:55:24 PM

jaylectricity: fusillade762: Ishkur: fusillade762: Because shaking the bottle is just too farking hard.

It's generally not a good idea to shake carbonated beverages.

Gatorade is carbonated?

Are you just being dense to be funny? You clearly included a carbonated beverage in your post. Right here:


No. Just being dense for the sake of being dense.
 
2013-01-25 10:01:50 PM

fusillade762: No. Just being dense for the sake of being dense.


Carry on. Dense is better, at least that what the airlines' size restrictions tell me.
 
2013-01-25 10:07:57 PM
Does BVO have an immense number of calories?

www.trbimg.com
 
2013-01-25 10:12:32 PM
Brominated vegetable oil used for these products have the same density as water, and is used to give the drinks a hazy appearance to look like citrus juice.
 
2013-01-25 10:14:54 PM
I wonder if she'll call for banning salt, seeing as how it contains extremely toxic chlorine.
 
2013-01-25 10:15:44 PM
So what's bad about BVO?
 
2013-01-25 10:17:12 PM

BizarreMan: So what's bad about BVO?

 
2013-01-25 10:19:56 PM
Pepsi is made with Bronies! Pepsi is Bronies!

Or something. I wasn't paying that much attention.
 
2013-01-25 10:20:01 PM

Kavanagh, whose petition noted that the chemical shares an ingredient, bromine, with some flame retardants, was ecstatic when she heard the news.


I hate these kinds of statements so goddamn much. Yes, there's a lot of stuff out there made with things that happen to be in other stuff. Some of that other stuff happens to be stuff you probably don't want to put in your mouth. This doesn't make EVERY GODDAMN INDIVIDUAL COMPOUND in said other stuff horrifyingly bad and worthy of being banned from everything ever. If that's the best argument you can come up with, its a fair indicator that you're wrong.
 
2013-01-25 10:20:35 PM

BizarreMan: So what's bad about BVO?


It was patented as a flame retardant...  the ability to suspend citrus oils by changing the density seems to be a bonus.
 
2013-01-25 10:23:22 PM
I guess we better not tell her that H2O can be used as a flame retardant.
 
2013-01-25 10:27:49 PM

BizarreMan: I guess we better not tell her that H2O can be used as a flame retardant.


Has anyone filed a patent yet?
 
2013-01-25 10:29:19 PM

sno man: BizarreMan: I guess we better not tell her that H2O can be used as a flame retardant.

Has anyone filed a patent yet?


I think Apple has one filed but Samsung is claiming to have prior art.
 
2013-01-25 10:38:19 PM
Swim in an institutional indoor pool - school, hotel, etc. - and you're more likely in bromine than chlorine. It's more stable and cost-effective and less likely to turn your purple Speedos pink. One swallow of the pool water and you're ingesting more bromine than a tanker truck of Gatorade. And a lot of stuff far scarier.

/Or absorb through your skin or mucous membranes or ear canals.
//Don't think about it or you'll never go swimming again.
 
2013-01-25 10:38:31 PM

BizarreMan: sno man: BizarreMan: I guess we better not tell her that H2O can be used as a flame retardant.

Has anyone filed a patent yet?

I think Apple has one filed but Samsung is claiming to have prior art.


*snert*
 
2013-01-25 10:39:02 PM

BizarreMan: I guess we better not tell her that H2O can be used as a flame retardant.


My thoughts too. Also, won't somebody please think of the children!
 
2013-01-25 10:42:09 PM
I was always amazed by the French carbonated orange juice beverage called Orangina. It comes in a handy little grenade-shaped bottle (if by grenade you're talking the 16th century pear-shaped kind, not WWII grenades) and it has orange pulp so you have to shake the bottle to mix the contents.
 
2013-01-25 10:53:08 PM

The Madd Mann: Kavanagh, whose petition noted that the chemical shares an ingredient, bromine, with some flame retardants, was ecstatic when she heard the news.

I hate these kinds of statements so goddamn much. Yes, there's a lot of stuff out there made with things that happen to be in other stuff. Some of that other stuff happens to be stuff you probably don't want to put in your mouth. This doesn't make EVERY GODDAMN INDIVIDUAL COMPOUND in said other stuff horrifyingly bad and worthy of being banned from everything ever. If that's the best argument you can come up with, its a fair indicator that you're wrong.


Let's do some quick substitutions, shall we?

"Kavanagh, whose petition noted that salt shares an ingredient, chlorine, with some poison gases, was ecstatic when she heard the news."

"Kavanagh, whose petition noted that water shares an ingredient, hydrogen, with some rocket fuels, was ecstatic when she heard the news."

"Kavanagh, whose petition noted that DNA shares an ingredient, phosphorus, with some incendriaries, was ecstatic when she heard the news."

/Those who do not understand chemistry are doomed to sound farking stupid to all those who do.
 
2013-01-25 11:02:19 PM

Shazam999: I wonder if she'll call for banning salt, seeing as how it contains extremely toxic chlorine.


Salt is also a flame retardant so there is precedent...
 
2013-01-25 11:04:44 PM

Glockenspiel Hero: The Madd Mann: Kavanagh, whose petition noted that the chemical shares an ingredient, bromine, with some flame retardants, was ecstatic when she heard the news.

I hate these kinds of statements so goddamn much. Yes, there's a lot of stuff out there made with things that happen to be in other stuff. Some of that other stuff happens to be stuff you probably don't want to put in your mouth. This doesn't make EVERY GODDAMN INDIVIDUAL COMPOUND in said other stuff horrifyingly bad and worthy of being banned from everything ever. If that's the best argument you can come up with, its a fair indicator that you're wrong.

Let's do some quick substitutions, shall we?

"Kavanagh, whose petition noted that salt shares an ingredient, chlorine, with some poison gases, was ecstatic when she heard the news."

"Kavanagh, whose petition noted that water shares an ingredient, hydrogen, with some rocket fuels, was ecstatic when she heard the news."

"Kavanagh, whose petition noted that DNA shares an ingredient, phosphorus, with some incendriaries, was ecstatic when she heard the news."

/Those who do not understand chemistry are doomed to sound farking stupid to all those who do.


You're talking about the atomic level, which is far less relevant (arsenite = kill you dead, arsenobetine = not too much to worry about). She's talking about the molecular level which is much more relevant in a toxicity argument (primary or secondary chlorides, bromides, and iodides are pretty well known DNA damaging agents. Whether or not BVO can actually reach your DNA is the real question which I have, admittedly not read up on, but it's got some warning signs and if there are reasonable alternatives why should we not use them)
 
2013-01-25 11:07:13 PM
Arsenobetaine, even.

/I'm a scientician, not an Englimagician...
 
2013-01-25 11:20:49 PM
Glycerol ester of wood rosin would be a good substitute, works about the same way.

And it is excreted in urine, instead of hanging around awhile in the body as the brominated crap does.
 
2013-01-25 11:40:36 PM
You mean Gatorade isn't made from real gators?
 
2013-01-26 12:08:05 AM
Kavanagh, whose petition noted that the chemical shares an ingredient, bromine, with some flame retardants, was ecstatic when she heard the news.

I hear they'll continue to keep using fructose- which contains carbon. Carbon is also found in gasoline.
 
2013-01-26 12:47:25 AM
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Come at me bro.

/got nothing
 
2013-01-26 12:57:40 AM
Never trust a pudgy vegan.
 
2013-01-26 01:07:37 AM
that girl is a hero.

/chemist
//loves gatorade
///isn't scared of BVO,but have read some reports of people actually getting Bromism from excessive soda/gatorade/etc.
 
2013-01-26 01:10:34 AM

utah dude: that girl is a hero.

/chemist
//loves gatorade
///isn't scared of BVO,but have read some reports of people actually getting Bromism from excessive soda/gatorade/etc.


I am shocked that people with a soda- and Gatorade-based diet have health problems.
 
2013-01-26 01:18:18 AM
don't taze me, bro?

/got nothing
 
2013-01-26 01:27:09 AM

fusillade762: Coca-Cola, which uses the chemical in Orange Fanta and Powerade, said in a statement that the ingredient improves the stability of some products by preventing ingredients from separating.

Because shaking the bottle is just too farking hard retarded.

 
2013-01-26 01:35:52 AM

TV's Vinnie: fusillade762: Coca-Cola, which uses the chemical in Orange Fanta and Powerade, said in a statement that the ingredient improves the stability of some products by preventing ingredients from separating.

Because shaking the bottle is just too farking hard retarded.


Some soft drink products that contain BVO are also carbonated, like Orange Fanta. And you know what happened when you shake a bottle or can of carbonated soda.
 
2013-01-26 01:47:25 AM

brantgoose: I was always amazed by the French carbonated orange juice beverage called Orangina. It comes in a handy little grenade-shaped bottle (if by grenade you're talking the 16th century pear-shaped kind, not WWII grenades) and it has orange pulp so you have to shake the bottle to mix the contents.


Yeah, but Orangina is pretty lightly carbonated, and the bottle does say "shake gently", which for me amounts to flipping the bottle over a couple times.
 
2013-01-26 01:52:41 AM

Bathia_Mapes: TV's Vinnie: fusillade762: Coca-Cola, which uses the chemical in Orange Fanta and Powerade, said in a statement that the ingredient improves the stability of some products by preventing ingredients from separating.

Because shaking the bottle is just too farking hard retarded.

Some soft drink products that contain BVO are also carbonated, like Orange Fanta. And you know what happened when you shake a bottle or can of carbonated soda.


Yeah, thanks, but I got schooled on that one upthread.
 
2013-01-26 02:16:40 AM
Why does this woman want my powerade to catch on fire?
 
2013-01-26 03:19:21 AM
So, they're replacing a salt/preservative with a sugar/preservative.
 
2013-01-26 05:43:11 AM
 
2013-01-26 06:44:58 AM
Note she has no issue with SUGAR, which is actually bad for her....
 
2013-01-26 07:10:41 AM

I sound fat: Note she has no issue with SUGAR, which is actually bad for her....


They don't use sugar anyways, they're using HFCS.
 
2013-01-26 07:39:34 AM

buckler: brantgoose: I was always amazed by the French carbonated orange juice beverage called Orangina. It comes in a handy little grenade-shaped bottle (if by grenade you're talking the 16th century pear-shaped kind, not WWII grenades) and it has orange pulp so you have to shake the bottle to mix the contents.

Yeah, but Orangina is pretty lightly carbonated, and the bottle does say "shake gently", which for me amounts to flipping the bottle over a couple times.


Orangina is tasty, though every time I have one I get the feeling that I could have saved some money by buying a bottle of orange juice and a bottle of sparkling mineral water and mixing the two together.
 
2013-01-26 07:59:32 AM
Here's an idea: If you don't like it, then don't farking buy it.

/low hanging fruit, I know ...
 
2013-01-26 09:31:53 AM

Robo Beat: buckler: brantgoose: I was always amazed by the French carbonated orange juice beverage called Orangina. It comes in a handy little grenade-shaped bottle (if by grenade you're talking the 16th century pear-shaped kind, not WWII grenades) and it has orange pulp so you have to shake the bottle to mix the contents.

Yeah, but Orangina is pretty lightly carbonated, and the bottle does say "shake gently", which for me amounts to flipping the bottle over a couple times.

Orangina is tasty, though every time I have one I get the feeling that I could have saved some money by buying a bottle of orange juice and a bottle of sparkling mineral water and mixing the two together.


Have you seen the commercials for Orangina? So much CGI to turn it into a furry paradise. Not gonna link, but they're on youtube.

It gives me a weird boner for sure, pole-dancing furry chicks.

/Yeah, yeah, go ahead and mark me in that color you use for the furries...
 
2013-01-26 09:44:58 AM
This girl is just more evidence that "Idiocracy" wasn't fiction, nor was it a comedy.
 
2013-01-26 10:49:49 AM

brantgoose: I was always amazed by the French carbonated orange juice beverage called Orangina. It comes in a handy little grenade-shaped bottle (if by grenade you're talking the 16th century pear-shaped kind, not WWII grenades) and it has orange pulp so you have to shake the bottle to mix the contents.


i.imgur.com
brucemctague.com

The official soda of furries?
 
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