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Old 02-13-2012, 10:40 PM
 
Location: Under the light of the Witches Moon!!
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I guess you you don't mind eating car wax.

What do you care, not like you are being force fed the things. Some people eat plain old white chalk, why not chocolate covered car wax.
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Old 02-13-2012, 11:15 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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Unless you are in a farmer's market which is organic, local stuff, wax is used on LOTS of things as a preservative.......all those shiny fruits and vegetables in a grocery store......they'd rot quickly without a thin layer of it...
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Old 02-14-2012, 09:29 AM
 
Location: Cedar Park/NW Austin
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Instead of resorting to hyperbole, can you explain why carnauba wax is so bad to eat? It's a plant-derived substance and used in tons of food products and as a coating for pills.
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:09 AM
 
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Have you tried sundrops?
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I have acquired a taste for the carob variety but the chocolate are good, too. The ingredients listed for the milk chocolate variety are: Milk chocolate (evaporated cane juice and unsulphured molasses, whole milk powder, cocoa butter, unsweetened chocolate, soy lecithin, natural vanilla), evaporated cane juice, whole rice solids, coloring (beet juice, beta carotene, caramel), vegetable wax, beeswax. Contains milk and soy.
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:23 AM
 
Location: Holmdel, NJ
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Instead of resorting to hyperbole, can you explain why carnauba wax is so bad to eat? It's a plant-derived substance and used in tons of food products and as a coating for pills.
but its easier to just call something "car wax" and think people should immediately be disgusted by that instead of actually thinking about what the product is, what its made of and what possible harm it can or cant cause.
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:30 AM
 
Location: US
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Check out your local chocolate places. They always have better chocolate everything. At least round these parts.

Carnauba wax can be a cheap sub for beeswax. I think it has a different flavor to it. I find local places may use either but the freshness of the chocolate cancels any bad taste out.
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:19 PM
 
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Ya i dunno...... I still dont know IF THEY ONLY CHANGED THIER CANDY IN THE USA! (Like they only allow GMO crap in this country)

Do we have any members here from canada OR ANY OTHER COUNTRY that could look on a milky way bar and see if it says SKIM MILK or MILK??
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:24 PM
 
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There are generic versions out in a variety of department and bulk food stores, including Meijer's. There is a Party Central store near me that sells them in bulk, by color. You get even get appetizing GRAY ones. I haver to say I have not tasted these -- they could be gross and waxy.

Have to written to Mars to complain?
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:38 PM
 
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Indeed i have and for 1 year they denied changing anything but the wrapper! (But the disgusting taste and the SKIM MILK listed in the ingredients tell the truth)

They dont care............ Its quite sad
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