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Put Sugar in your Soda instead of high-fructose corn syrup = Lawsuit

Clayton Distributing has not been authorized to distribute the Pepsi product, Pepsi said in the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Atlanta.

The Mexican product also is not intended for distribution in the United States, the company said. The labels do not comply with Food and Drug Administration or PepsiCo standards for the United States and the product could deteriorate during shipping.

“The Mexican product is neither authorized nor intended for exportation out of Mexico,” Pepsi said in its filing.

The lawsuit was filed Dec. 17. The court records do not show a response yet by Clayton Distributing. Clayton lists Austell as its principal office and Kennesaw as the address for its registered agent.

Mexican versions of Coca-Cola and Pepsi have found a niche market in the United States both with Hispanic and non-Hispanic customers primarily because they use cane sugar as a sweetener.

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The only good use for soda is cleaning metal parts!

"The use of 'Conspiracy Theorist' or 'Truther' as a derogatory -- as an epithet almost -- is something the propagandists have perfected over the decades, and it's a useful tool for eliminating articulate dissent."

"The use of 'Conspiracy Theorist' or 'Truther' as a derogatory -- as an epithet almost -- is something the propagandists have perfected over the decades, and it's a useful tool for eliminating articulate dissent."

What's Congress Got to Do With It?

For those who think this isn't relevant, Congress put a tariff on imported cane sugar, driving the price up, back in the 70's.

This resulted in the switch to corn syrup and "coincidentally" the obesity epidemic began at the same time. (Real sugar satiates your sugar craving; corn sugar makes you want more. This is partly why it works so well to fatten cattle.)

Pepsi has a right and an obligation to defend itself and its contracts and to defend itself from the government (re the FDA label issue).

But consumers and voters rule! With the Internet, it's easier than ever to tell Pepsi and Congress what you want - so do it!

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This title is very

This title is very misleading. This really has nothing to do with sugar at all and has everything to do with how the formula for pepsi has been mixed by their recipe. This is called contract law not they are not allowing sugar in soda.

When titles and stories like this are posted it makes us look stupid.

Please be smarter before posting.

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I agree. It is a bait and

I agree.

It is a bait and switch. It reflects poorly on the poster and the website he's trying to get traffic to. Eventually, people will stop clicking on the link. It is like the boy who cried wolf.

Very bad.

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sound like the MSM doesn't

sound like the MSM doesn't it?

If we are going to bring new people in we only need to be smarter and more professional. What does Ron Paul say?

We must set good examples and hope people wish to emulate us.

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I rarely drink pop anymore

I rarely drink pop anymore due to the corn syrup issue. When I do though I get Jones Soda. They specifically say NO syrup is used...only pure cane sugar. Pop in general is a acid bath for your teeth. I have found some Coke bottles at our local store that said bottled in Mexico. It tasted 10 times better. So much lighter and tasteful.

Can't be using real sugar

Can't be using real sugar now, folks, that would piss off Monsanto et al by costing them a lot of money.





don't know if anyone else

don't know if anyone else experiences this, but when I drink Coke with real sugar (i.e. Mexican Coke), there are some real pleasant cinnamony/mapley overtones.

American Coke on the other hand has lemony/pledge overtones with a bit of harshness.

hmm interesting

I never got the pledge effect.
But sometimes it tastes like moldy bread smells..
Does that make sense?

I had some Dr. Pepper in Texas last April
Dublin Dr. Pepper, made with cane sugar. refreshing taste.

I also ate at "Thunderclouds Subs" in Austin TX..Recommended by a member here. Awesome..They even gave me a free desert, because I mentioned I heard about them on this Website!

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Yep. Pledge! I thought I was the only one!

Very funny and very true. I love buying Mexican Coke at the Olive Market international store...

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I agree but this story

I agree but this story really isn't about being sued for sugar.