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Pringles Not Found To Be Potato Chips

Diet & Nutrition Health 2008

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#21 FlatlandDan



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Posted 19 July 2008 - 08:59 AM

View PostCheile, on Jul 16 2008, 04:51 AM, said:

View PostFlatlandDan, on Jul 15 2008, 07:29 PM, said:

Don't care what they call them, as long as I can use them to make edible duck bill shapes and run around the house honking I'm going to keep buying them. :D

i have to quote that on my LJ...may i??

Sure, go ahead.

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Posted 19 July 2008 - 09:34 AM

It sounds silly, but this sort of thing is common.  An airplane is undeniably a vehicle, and it undeniably has a motor, but airplanes typically don't have to comply with laws that concern "motor vehicles."
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Posted 19 July 2008 - 09:47 AM

View PostEl Diablo Rovotico, on Jul 19 2008, 10:34 AM, said:

It sounds silly, but this sort of thing is common.  An airplane is undeniably a vehicle, and it undeniably has a motor, but airplanes typically don't have to comply with laws that concern "motor vehicles."

Airplanes have engines and in any event have a set of rules of their own to follow that otehr vehicles don't. But in this case it's a tax matter somehow.  :blink:
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#24 Orpheus


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Posted 19 July 2008 - 10:34 AM

The 1995 Texas court case FRITO-LAY, INC. v THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY, it was revealed that Pringles are roughly 1/4 fat by weight (7g/oz). At this point I slapped myself silly, realizing I could've just look up the nutrition panel info. "Original" Pringles currently have 11g fat per oz (28g) -- almost 40% fat. At this rate, in a few years, they'll have to bill themselves as Pringles fat crisps

Ironically, Wise Original pork rinds --which actually ARE chunks of fried fat-- have 5g/oz, less than half the fat of Original Pringles.

By contrast, Baked Lays potato chips (in the court case above) had 1.5g fat/oz (about 5% fat by weight)

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Posted 19 July 2008 - 11:11 AM

but Baked Lays taste like crap ;) (IMHO)
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