Posted by: babbo | January 4, 2009

My letter to Palmer (America’s Favorite Holiday Candy)

This is the follow-up letter I sent to Palmerâ after I posted Healthy Food Tip #4: Beware of Food Companies That Lie:

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Dear Palmer:

 

I am the father of two and a daddy blogger.

 

Your Quality Pledge on your products states: “We use only the finest ingredients and are proud of all our products. If you are not satisfied, please let us know and we will make it right.”

 

Your company uses Partially Hydrogenated Oils in your products – marketed to kids! This ingredient has been banned in Europe and many states have made it illegal to use in restaurants. So the question is, how is this a quality ingredient? It’s junk and it’s hazardous to peoples’ health. How can you be proud of putting this in your products, especially considering children are the main consumers.

 

You say in your quality pledge that if a customer has a problem, you will make it right. Are you willing to take this out of your foods?

 

Thank you for your time.

 

Peace,

Joey

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I’ll report back with their response.

And remember, you are not alone…


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