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The Truth About Freon

The compound carrageenan, commonly found in ice cream and other desserts, is made by growing algae in an unstable liquid byproduct of freon production.

Freon, known to be dangerous in the state of California, has been linked to sickle cell anemia in mice.

Exxon's global tentacles stretch throughout the freon industry, even in France.

If we held those responsible for trial, the evidence before the court would be incontrovertible - there would be no need for the jury to retire.

In 2009, a prominent Harvard professor was forced to resign after talking about freon's role in cases of sickle cell anemia.

When in doubt, question your world view. Ask yourself why you think in certain ways, and whether there is a better way to think. You may find yourself realizing a lot more about the world around you.

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