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Old 01-12-2009, 10:43 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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LONDON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A British chocolate maker said a new warning label will inform consumers of milk content in milk chocolate, even though "milk" is in the candy's name.

Cadbury said the famous Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate bar -- which lists milk first on the ingredients list and explains that the bars contain "the equivalent of three quarters of a pint of fresh liquid milk in every half pound of milk chocolate" -- will soon bear an additional message reading "CONTAINS: MILK," Sky News reported Monday.

Cadbury warns milk chocolate has milk - UPI.com
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Old 01-12-2009, 11:20 PM
 
Location: Iowa
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I hope this is a prank! I don't think I could handle milk in my chocolate...
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Old 01-12-2009, 11:44 PM
 
Location: Central & coastal FL
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LONDON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A British chocolate maker said a new warning label will inform consumers of milk content in milk chocolate, even though "milk" is in the candy's name.

Cadbury said the famous Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate bar -- which lists milk first on the ingredients list and explains that the bars contain "the equivalent of three quarters of a pint of fresh liquid milk in every half pound of milk chocolate" -- will soon bear an additional message reading "CONTAINS: MILK," Sky News reported Monday.

Cadbury warns milk chocolate has milk - UPI.com
I would have never know that Milk was in Milk chocolate..:rolleyes : More PC...
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Old 01-13-2009, 07:10 AM
 
Location: Philaburbia
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Too hilarious. Well, Cadbury has to protect its milk chocolate behind from our knee-jerk, litigious society that cannot comprehend that milk chocolate may actually have milk in it.
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Old 01-13-2009, 07:57 AM
 
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hey you think that's bad?
my first job was at a bakery. i had a lady call one time saying she had been to a party over the weekend where they had one of our cakes. she wanted to know if there was any dairy in it---(buttercream frosting). well anyone that has ever baked knows there is obviously dairy in cake.
well i told her that YES there was dairy. she asked to speak to the manager just to make sure.
i mean come on people----why would i even lie about something so trivial and obvious!
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Old 01-13-2009, 08:47 AM
 
Location: Sunny Arizona
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Just put that next you your coffee cup that reads Caution: Hot!
Thanks guys, I feel smarter and more informed now.
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Old 01-13-2009, 09:50 AM
 
Location: Weston, FL
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They should have put the source of that milk as well ... hmmm.. comes from a cow. We can thank China for sending out all that tainted milk.
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Old 01-13-2009, 12:53 PM
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Location: Chicago
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They should have put the source of that milk as well ... hmmm.. comes from a cow. We can thank China for sending out all that tainted milk.
actually for this, we can thank the hypersensitive, sue happy parents of kids w/ food allergies.

some new "warnings" coming to a store near you:

-Planter's Peanuts: WARNING MAY CONTAIN PEANUTS!!
-100% Whole Wheat bread: WARNING MAY CONTAIN WHEAT!!!
-Soy milk: WARNING MAY CONTAIN SOY!!!
-store brand dozen of brown eggs: WARNING MAY CONTAIN EGGS!!!
-platter of shrimp cocktail: WARNING MAY CONTAIN SHELLFISH!!


(I mean no offense to those allergic to certain food items, I'm just joking around )
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Old 01-14-2009, 03:40 PM
 
Location: A Land Not So Far Away
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That's not news anymore. I figured that out when I was about six years old.
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Old 01-14-2009, 05:31 PM
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Location: Suburban Dallas
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Talking Milk With A Side Of.....Milk

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LONDON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A British chocolate maker said a new warning label will inform consumers of milk content in milk chocolate, even though "milk" is in the candy's name.

Cadbury said the famous Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate bar -- which lists milk first on the ingredients list and explains that the bars contain "the equivalent of three quarters of a pint of fresh liquid milk in every half pound of milk chocolate" -- will soon bear an additional message reading "CONTAINS: MILK," Sky News reported Monday.

Cadbury warns milk chocolate has milk - UPI.com

Startling findings, aren't they?
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