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Re: Plant ID?

> Speaking of making up names....along the same lines that, in the plant name 
> Buddleia 'Peacock', Peacock is a trademark name, the real name is 
> 'Peakeep'....Dannon Yogurt has come out with a new yogurt called Activia 
> which contains a bacteria called Bifidus RegularisT .  Regularis is their 
> trademark name for, for...for what?  It's not a species name and they don't 
> tell you in any brochures, ads, website; they are very vague.  I googled 
> around and found on their Canadian website that they call it 
> Bifidobacterium lactis and give it a trademark name of BL.  I don't like 
> all these made up names because it always seems to hide something.  and in 
> this case, my suspicion is that they are hiding...NOTHING.  It's so vague 
> that I think it's probably just a lot of marketing hype and it's really no 
> better than other yogurt

It reminds me of Certs.  You know what a 'glistening drop of Restyn[R] is?'
It's a trademarked name for vegetable oil.


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