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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-11 07:33 PM
Response to Reply #8
12. It comes from hair.
There is a synthetic version but it is more expensive to make. So, while it is not hair, it comes from hair. Where I come from, if there is hair in the food, we leave that restaurant and never go back. Ick. :puke:
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  -Did you eat any bread today made with hair taken from dead Chinese people? rug  Nov-24-11 06:11 PM   #0 
  - probably nt  Incitatus   Nov-24-11 06:14 PM   #1 
  - Ahhh..revealed: the upside to having celiac disease.  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-24-11 06:15 PM   #2 
  - Hell, I'm neither Jewish nor Muslim and I'm concerned.  rug   Nov-24-11 06:19 PM   #5 
  - They can put it in gluten-free products also.  Enthusiast   Nov-25-11 03:55 AM   #18 
  - L-cysteine  Ian David   Nov-24-11 06:18 PM   #3 
  - Not just Jews and Mulsims  NMMNG   Nov-24-11 06:19 PM   #4 
  - It never ends.  rug   Nov-24-11 06:21 PM   #6 
  - A good reason to become vegan - none of those "mystery products" not listed on the label.  bananas   Nov-25-11 08:55 AM   #21 
  - Hair does not equal l-cysteine any more than animal urine equals rainwater.  kestrel91316   Nov-24-11 06:25 PM   #7 
  - Don't get me started on animal urine  rug   Nov-24-11 06:53 PM   #10 
  - What, you don't take Premarin or eat red dye or confectioner's glaze?  idiotgardener   Nov-24-11 07:52 PM   #14 
  - Exactly  skepticscott   Nov-24-11 08:59 PM   #15 
  - I think a remedial education in basic biology and chemistry should be  kestrel91316   Nov-25-11 10:49 AM   #26 
  - Brewer's yeast and egg whites are good sources for cysteine.  bananas   Nov-25-11 08:52 AM   #20 
     - I for one am not afraid of l-cysteine that came from hair any more than I am  kestrel91316   Nov-25-11 10:50 AM   #27 
  - So it's not hair  Gman   Nov-24-11 06:36 PM   #8 
  - It comes from hair.  Jamastiene   Nov-24-11 07:33 PM   #12 
  - Putting the L in soylent? n/t  HereSince1628   Nov-24-11 06:46 PM   #9 
  - Why should perfectly good human remains go uneaten  ZombieHorde   Nov-24-11 06:57 PM   #11 
  - Add this agnostic to the list.  Jamastiene   Nov-24-11 07:34 PM   #13 
  - My doctor recommended that I take some probiotics  Betsy Ross   Nov-24-11 09:02 PM   #16 
  - Good grief!  rug   Nov-24-11 10:59 PM   #17 
  - Ah yes, "according to"...  trotsky   Nov-25-11 08:00 AM   #19 
  - Dead head bread  Silent3   Nov-25-11 10:11 AM   #22 
  - If it's esstablished these products come from humans, the obvvious question is  rug   Nov-25-11 10:16 AM   #23 
  - I imagine a lot of human hair comes from barber shops...  Silent3   Nov-25-11 10:44 AM   #25 
  - Yes, and the same with kosher and halal  skepticscott   Nov-25-11 10:20 AM   #24 
  - ... Ten to 15 years ago human hair was a main source of L-cysteine ... Now L-cysteine comes mainly  struggle4progress   Nov-26-11 09:34 AM   #28 

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