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Unformatted text preview: amble) ! Olestra — Controversial So large, they are indigestible TV Series! Click Here For The Newest Information For Health Care Professionals! Click on the Olean Benefit most important to you. Find the information about olestra that you are looking for: Click here for: Type a few words, then click Want Great Taste ? Find Out More Here. Sensible Snacks! Low- fat foods form a foundation for healthy eating. Olean is a smart tool in the fight against fat! Where can I find snacks made with Olean? Right here! Click for a list of greattasting, name - brand chips made with Olean! And for answers to common questions about Olean and Olestra, click here! Normal hydrolysis of triglycerides breaking off the fatty acids (blue) by lipase (orange) © 2000 Procter & Gamble Legal Terms and Conditions Privacy Statement FST10 ©GMS/GFR 2013 Special Information for: Olestra — Controversial For Immediate Release: October 25, 2004 Related Links: Letter to FDA The FACTS About Olestra (Olean) Olestra Report Form Keep Updated: Email updates RSS syndication Print Version Olestra — Controversial FDA Home Page | Search FDA Site | FDA A -Z Index | Contact FDA CSPI Warns Consumers About Frito- Lay “Light” Chips with Olestra “WOW!” Chips Have New Name, But Same Old Side Effects, Says CSPI The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) today warned consumers that Frito- Lay’s “Light” snack chips are fried in the infamous, diarrhea- inducing fake fat known as olestra . Formerly known as WOW! chips, the rebranded products are now called Lays’s Light, Ruffles Light, Doritos Light, and Tostitos Light. CSPI says the move increases the odds that unwitting consumers will experience the cramps, diarrhea, bleeding, stained underwear, or incontinence associated with olestra. Today CSPI sent nearly 300 individual reports of olestra - related adverse reactions to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA had already received more than 20,000 such reports—more than for any other food additive in history. Most of the reports involve diarrhea, gas, and cramps. Several of the recent victims sought emergency - room treatment, including a 33 - year - old Georgia woman who experienced severe cramping and diarrhea after eating olestra - containing Ruffles chips. Several victims reported embarrassing episodes of fecal incontinence in the workplace; one 19 - year - old man became incontinent on a date. “If you’re going to buy Lay’s Light, Ruffles Light, or Doritos Light, you also might want to stock up on Cottonelle, Quilted Northern, or Charmin—and plan not to stray too far from the bathroom,” CSPI executive director Michael F. Jacobson said. “Frito - Lay should have rebranded these chips as ‘OW!’ chips. This sudden name change is just a desperate attempt to revive a dying brand. Frito- Lay should have just pulled the plug altogether.” One 25 - year - old woman from South Bend, Ind., recently ate some Ruffles Light Cheddar & Sour Cream potato chips and reported severe diarrhea, gas, and nausea. “I did not notice until after reading...
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