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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.")
Shadow/Brookekengr on December 19th, 2009 12:52 am (UTC)
Oh, that sort of thing has been going on for decades. Back in the mid to late 80s, one of the then housemates bought some "phosphate free" laundry detergent.

I almost dies laughing when I checked the ingredients. It was tri-sodium phosphate!

Yes, I know the phosphates everybody worries about are *organo*-phosphates. But the housemate didn't. She hadn't even bothered to check the label.