Posted by The Editorial Desk / Monday, March 16th, 2009
Happened upon this hastily scrawled shopping list carelessly left behind (strike 1) at the pharmacy counter of my local Giant:
Found it interesting that the author took the time to seek out organic, fat-free milk and cage-free eggs (the non-descript “H2O” could denote self-bottled water, but I’ll play the cynic here and assume they were going the pre-packaged/designer route – strike 2), yet could not pass up the opportunity to feast upon the trisodium citrate (industrial flavor additive), partially hydrogenated cottonseed oil (genetically modified cooking agent), dried corn syrup (industrial sweetener) and distilled monoglycerides (industrial emulsifier) found in every Fruit Roll-Up:
(strike 3! You’re outta here, buddy!)
Anybody else ready to cop to their Achilles’ heel snack(s)?
(I’ve been known to enjoy a Drake’s Devil Dog (or two), but can claim blissful ignorance as I refuse to read the nutritional content).
Posted by The Editorial Desk / Thursday, March 5th, 2009
Steeler Nation can now use those terrible towels to mop up the commemorative ketchups Heinz has trotted out to glorify Pittsburgh’s quarter century of gridiron glory (the Steelers clinched their sixth title –the first NFL franchise to do so–by deating the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 in Super Bowl XLII).