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18 December 2009 @ 05:12 pm
Organic chemistry: Ur doin it rong  
Organic Sugar

(What they mean, and what they explain on the back label, is that "our products' carbon emissions are offset by our production of renewable energy. Our power plant generates clean energy and produces enough electricity to power our sugar mill and refining operations, as well as tens of thousands of homes.")
dave wdaze39 on December 19th, 2009 12:30 am (UTC)
The weirdest use of "organic" I've encountered was on a jar of powdered clay for cosmetic use as a "mud pack" - the label read: "ingredients: organic bentonite"... now, of all of the uses of "organic" I've encountered, none of them apply: neither the general (derived from living matter), nor the agricultural (grown with natural fertilizer and no pesticides), nor the chemical (containing covalently bonded carbon in its molecular structure)... bentonite is pretty much pure silica (silicon dioxide), of mineral origin!