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Tell the FDA: Diet Milk Is Not Milk!


Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, FDA, artifical sweeteners )

Teresa
- 334 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The dairy industry wants to put aspartame and other artificial sweeteners in your milk. They're asking the FDA to change the definition of milk and 17 other dairy products not to have to label their artificially-sweetened products as "reduced calorie."



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Nicole W. (619)
Friday May 17, 2013, 9:00 am
Thanks for taking action to protect our milk! ~ and shared, thank you Teresa
 

Elizabeth S. (149)
Friday May 17, 2013, 9:25 am
Noted and signed, thanks for the ecard Teresa :)
 

. (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 9:45 am
Thanks for taking action to protect our milk!
thank you Teresa
 

Ruth L. (277)
Friday May 17, 2013, 9:49 am
Signed/noted. Thank you Teresa
 

Jo S. (456)
Friday May 17, 2013, 10:09 am
Noted, Signed and shared.
Thanks Teresa.
 

Anna Undebeck (187)
Friday May 17, 2013, 10:16 am
Noted and signed. Thank you dear Teresa.
 

Pamela W. (72)
Friday May 17, 2013, 10:19 am
Noted and signed !! Like Teresa says .... Why should WE have to read the "small print" ??? TRANSPARENCY !! Apart from anything else, some people are allergic to some "sweeteners" like aspartame !! Thank you Teresa .....
 

Angelika R. (143)
Friday May 17, 2013, 11:03 am
Already signed earlier, thx.
 

Esther Z. (101)
Friday May 17, 2013, 11:26 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Teresa.
 

Birgit W. (135)
Friday May 17, 2013, 11:51 am
Signed.
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:03 pm
signed and noted
 

Danny M. (77)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:36 pm
Signed. Thanks, Teresa!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 3:38 pm
Thanks for taking action to protect our milk!
Shared on FB, thanks Teresa.
 

Candy L. (466)
Friday May 17, 2013, 5:17 pm
Thanks, Signed & Twitted
 

Carol Dreeszen (368)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 12:43 am
Noted and Signed!
 

Roshani S. (78)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 1:08 am
Noted & signed...
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (171)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 12:27 pm
petycja podpisana
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 1:35 pm
Message sent previously. Noted. Thanks, Teresa.
 

Winn Adams (178)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 1:48 pm
Signed
 

Madhu Pillai (21)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 1:51 pm
Signed
 

Ruth R. (209)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 2:14 pm
N & S.
If you will -- get a community Field and Barn for Dairy Cows and chickens -- as an Educational center -- with the use of the milk and eggs for the community -- and those who visit with an entrance fee.
This is a good way to have Independence from the People who try to have all the power and own the world.
THIS IS A GOOD WAY TO HAVE FUN -- ENJOYING ANIMALS, RAISING FAMILIES, AND BEING SINGLE WITH SOMETHING MEANINGFUL TO PARTICIPATE IN.
Please consider this. Thank You!
 

Vicky P. (462)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 2:22 pm
Noted and signed
 

Janet D. (10)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 3:35 pm
signed - we need to make them label everything otherwise it's a slippery slope - and it will effect our kids and those who don't understand that there may be unhealthy chemicals present if it's not labeled clearly
 

Christeen Anderson (419)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 3:51 pm
Signed.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 4:35 pm
Noted, signed, twittered and google shared. Thanks Teresa.
 

Jean C. (18)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 4:42 pm
More transparency...as usual...
 

DORIS L. (61)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:20 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:22 pm
S&N. Aspartame belongs in rat poison to entice those little vermin to die, not in products for human consumption; it's more toxic than sodium cyclamate. I would not object to milk with stevia added, but aspartame is right out!
 

Gloria H. (88)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:32 pm
signed. Does it come from skinny cows?
 

holly masih (53)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:49 pm
This is stupid!!1! Leave our food the f*** alone!If you are not going to do that,at least label it! I think we are better off growing/producing our own food,screw all this manufactured garbage.It's poisoning people.
 

Melania Padilla (165)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 7:57 pm
Signed
 

LydiaSick M. (75)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 2:30 am
Noted/Signed with thanks for Caring/Sharing.
I have noticed in the UK on the labelling for this product..
It states... 'sweetened' but there is no mention of with what it is sweetened other than to say..'sugars'.. Dubious..?
 

Ludger W. (72)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 3:32 am
done
 

Shanti S. (0)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 5:32 am
Signed, thank you.
 

. (0)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 6:17 am
Signed and noted. Thanks for sharing.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 7:07 am
S&N
 

Dana B. (128)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 9:24 am
Signed, thank you
 

pam w. (187)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 9:51 am
NOBODY past the age of two ''needs'' milk!

Nature WEANS babies.

We've been victimized by the dairy industry in this country. Stop drinking that stuff and do your body a favor!
 

Dianna M. (12)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 1:40 pm
I fully expect the same Congress that had pizza declared a vegetable to pass this law. Who--me? Cynical? NAW!
 

John D. (45)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 1:49 pm
Signed with comments added...
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 2:06 pm
Signed
 

. (0)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 2:15 pm
Signed and Noted.
 

Jamie Clemons (281)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 5:25 pm
Can't see why we would need sweeteners in it unless it is chocolate milk. MMMM chocolate.
 

Anne K. (125)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 5:53 pm
I haven't signed this petition, although I've received several invitations, because the more important issue is the abuse of animals in the dairy industry. Maybe people will stop supporting the abuse if milk is "contaminated". Humans don't need cow's milk. It's for baby cows.
 

Dori C. (12)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 7:15 pm
s/n
 

Robert Hardy (64)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 7:24 pm
Redefine milk? What next? Redefine life not by breathing but by if your credit card still works?
 

Colleen L. (2)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 7:59 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Teresa
 

june t. (62)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 9:53 pm
"diet" milk? just drink skim milk. Want it sweet? put some maple syrup or chocolate syrup in it.
Who needs this artificial stuff.
 

Ludger W. (72)
Monday May 20, 2013, 12:21 am
Milk? Just babies need milk sucked by their own human mothers.
Never humans needs milk from cows. That isnīt good for our health.
Become vegan.
 

Emma S. (205)
Monday May 20, 2013, 12:44 am
Done! Thanks, Teresa - and to Ruth for the forward.
 

John Gregoire (248)
Monday May 20, 2013, 5:02 am
What with growth hormones and factory conditions ruining our environment, Milk is not milk anymore. Better we drink and eat soy.
 

Michael Kirkby (80)
Monday May 20, 2013, 9:19 am
Signed & posted
 

Lynn Squance (219)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:01 am
Signed

I drink almond "milk" which isn't milk at all. I do however use milk for making yoghurt and I eat cheese. Sweetening milk is one of the most absurd things I've heard of.

@ John G --- Be careful as soy is known as one item that is broadly affected by GMOs.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:23 am
Done
 

Dave C. (204)
Monday May 20, 2013, 1:54 pm
done,
 

monka blanke (74)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:04 pm
signed & noted, thanks.
 

John De Avalon (35)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:20 am
Milk is detrimental enough to human health as it is without making it even worse by adding aspartame to it!
 

John De Avalon (35)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:23 am
Cow's milk is for calves!

There are plenty of healthy plant milk alternatives to dairy. Soya, almond, rice, oat, hazelnut, coconut etc.
 

Hartson Doak (32)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 12:35 pm
They can call milk that has been pasteurized, homogenized, flavored with chemicals, add sweeteners milk.
but, the stuff that comes straight from the cow is raw and natural and this is a crime to consume. How messed up is this?
 

Cathe Franklin-Romano (52)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 5:10 pm
Noted, signed & shared. I don't think adding artificial sweeteners which are known to carry carcinogens is a bright idea for children consumption.
 

Antonella C. (57)
Friday May 24, 2013, 1:52 pm
signed!
 

Robert Scott (198)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 2:44 am
"Thanks for taking action to protect our milk!"

Thank you Teresa.
 

. (0)
Friday May 31, 2013, 1:42 pm
done..ty Teresa
 

Andrea Nemec (226)
Monday June 24, 2013, 4:53 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 
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