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Pro-life groups call for Pepsi boycott over aborted fetal cell lines

Posted By admin On May 30, 2011 @ 3:09 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

Life Site News [1]
May 30, 2011

Scores of prolife groups are calling for a public boycott of food giant, PepsiCo, due to its partnership with Senomyx, a biotech company that uses aborted fetal cells in the research and development of artificial flavor enhancers.

LifeSiteNews previously reported [2] on Senomyx’s partnership with major food corporations, most notably PepsiCo, Kraft Foods, and Nestlé.

Pro-life watchdog group, Children of God for Life (CGL), is now joined by major pro-life organizations calling upon the public to target PepsiCo in a boycott.

Pepsi is funding the research and development, and paying royalties to Senomyx, which uses HEK-293 (human embryonic kidney cells) to produce flavor enhancers for Pepsi beverages.

“Using isolated human taste receptors we created proprietary taste receptor-based assay systems that provide a biochemical or electronic readout when a flavor ingredient interacts with the receptor,” says the Senomyx website.

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[1] Life Site News: http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/pro-life-groups-call-for-pepsi-boycott-over-aborted-fetal-cell-lines

[2] previously reported: http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/biotech-company-using-cell-lines-from-aborted-babies-in-food-enhancement-te

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[5] Pepsi to begin using unlabeled, sweetness-enhancing ‘mystery’ ingredients developed by ‘aborted fetal cells’ company: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pepsi-to-begin-using-unlabeled-sweetness-enhancing-mystery-ingredients-developed-by-aborted-fetal-cells-company.html

[6] PepsiCo Says It Will Halt Use of Aborted Fetal Cells in Flavor Research: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pepsico-says-it-will-halt-use-of-aborted-fetal-cells-in-flavor-research.html

[7] OK Lawmakers to Ban ‘Fetus Filled’ Flavoring by Pepsi: Infowars Nightly News: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ok-lawmakers-to-ban-fetus-filled-flavoring-by-pepsi-infowars-nightly-news.html

[8] Cancer fear over cola colourings: Call to ban ingredient used in Coke and Pepsi: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cancer-fear-over-cola-colourings-call-to-ban-ingredient-used-in-coke-and-pepsi.html

[9] Watchdog group finds high levels of carcinogen in Pepsi drinks: http://www.prisonplanet.com/watchdog-group-finds-high-levels-of-carcinogen-in-pepsi-drinks.html

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