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Re: Konjac candy

  • Subject: Re: Konjac candy
  • From: StellrJ@aol.com
  • Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 18:48:14 -0500 (CDT)

In a message dated Tue, 9 Oct 2001 12:11:11 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Susan Cooper <coops@execpc.com> writes:

> Mmmm konjac candy!
> 
> Tastes great!  
> I think the fervor over this item is just the "latest".  Do you remember a
> few years ago, when hot dogs were considered lethal for children?
>

The overprotective parents-turned-activists/lobbyists have to have something to do!
 
> The candy has a small cup of gelatin with a piece of "something" in the
> center that is approx 1 cm square.  I'm not sure where the konjac comes in,
> the ingredients also list coconut or konjac-coconut.
> 
Konjac-coconut as a single ingredient?  Perhaps a reference to "cocoyam"?  (Yes, I know that is a wholly different plant.)





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