Skip to comments.Obama agency rules Pepsi use of cells derived from aborted fetus ‘ordinary business’
Posted on 03/05/2012 2:19:36 PM PST by NYer
LARGO, FL, March 5, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Pepsi Company, which is set to release the new product Pepsi Next in the coming weeks, is facing a more robust boycott as pro-life activists protest the company use of cells derived from an aborted fetus in flavor-enhancing research. But Pepsi has succeeded, with help from the Obama Administration, in keeping its controversial operations from consideration by its shareholders.
In a decision delivered Feb 28th, President Obamas Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) ruled that PepsiCos use of cells derived from aborted fetal remains in their research and development agreement with Senomyx to produce flavor enhancers falls under ordinary business operations.
The letter signed by Attorney Brian Pitko of the SEC Office of Chief Counsel was sent in response to a 36-page document submitted by PepsiCo attorneys in January, 2012. In that filing, PepsiCo pleaded with the SEC to reject the Shareholders Resolution filed in October 2011 that the company adopt a corporate policy that recognizes human rights and employs ethical standards which do not involve using the remains of aborted human beings in both private and collaborative research and development agreements.
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PepsiCo lead attorney George A. Schieren noted that the resolution should be excluded because it deals with matters related to the companys ordinary business operations and that certain tasks are so fundamental to run a company on a day-to-day basis that they could not be subject to stockholder oversight.
Debi Vinnedge, Executive Director of Children of God for Life, the organization that exposed the PepsiCo-Senomyx collaboration last year was “appalled by the apathy and insensitivity” of both PepsiCo executives and the Obama administration.
Were not talking about what kind of pencils PepsiCo wants to use we are talking about exploiting the remains of an aborted child for profit, she said. Using human embryonic kidney (HEK-293) to produce flavor enhancers for their beverages is a far cry from routine operations!
PepsiCo also requested the resolution be excluded because it probed too deeply into matters of a complex nature upon which shareholders cannot make an informed judgment.
In other words, PepsiCo thinks its stockholders are too stupid to understand what they are doing with the remains of aborted children, Vinnedge stated. Well they are about to find out just how smart the public really is when they turn up the heat on the world-wide boycott!
Oklahoma Senator Ralph Shortey has proposed a bill SB1418 banning the sale of products that are developed with or contain aborted fetal remains. In the case of Pepsi products, the cells derived from the aborted fetus do not end up in the final product.
We commend the Senator for his courageous move, noted Vinnedge. The public is already saying no thanks to all Pepsi beverages and Pepsi Next is just that the next product to avoid!
To date, the world-wide boycott has expanded to include Canada, Germany, Poland, UK, Ireland, Scotland, Spain, Portugal, Australia and New Zealand.
For more information visit Children of God for Life.
I used to love Pepsi. I will never touch the stuff again.
Someone want to tell me how an aborted fetus can drink pepsi and then tell the marketing guys how each recipe tastes and which they like better?
I will never drink a Pepsi product again. I also believe that Pizza Hut is a Pepsi owned company. I’ll have to check. I never eat their crap but my employees like it and I buy lunch a couple of times a month. If they’re a Pepsi company I’ll find another source for our lunches.
Pepsi adopted the Obama label/graphic for his Campaign in 2008....
We expect Holder's People to find them guilty of ANYTHING?
“company use of cells derived from an aborted fetus in flavor-enhancing research.”
Ok,,in the crazy event that i ever supported abortion. Drinking a pepsi,,made from aborted fetus cells would sicken me. This is like Soylent Green in real life.
Yeah, but Pepsi never called anyone a slut.
makes you wonder what may be in the pizzas and tacos
“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.”
I remember a simpler time,, when they just had a taste test. The old pepsi challenge.
Pepsi drinkers are Abortionists by Proxy.
Pizza Hut is YUM Brands.
List of Pepsi assets
Elma Chips (Brazil)
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars
Quaker Chewy Granola Cocoa Bars
Quaker Dipps Granola Bars
Quaker Fruit & Oatmeal Bars
Quaker Life Bar
Quaker Oatmeal to Go Bars
Seattle’s Best Coffee
Starbucks Iced Coffee
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
A&W Root Beer
Country Time (Under license from Kraft Foods)
IBC Root Beer
Orangina (Only owned by Pepsico everywhere else Suntory owns it)
Welch’s (Under license from Welch’s)
Mr. & Ms. T
Rose’s Lime Juice
Stewart’s Fountain Classics
Venom Energy Drink
No Fear Energy Drinks
SoBe nhf**Cap’n Crunch Cereal
King Vitaman Cereal
Kretschmer Toasted Wheat Germ
Quaker Life Cereal
Mother’s Ready-to-Eat & Hot Cereals
Quaker Instant Oatmeal
Quaker Natural Granola Cereal
Quaker Old Fashioned Oats
Quaker Oh!s Cereal
Quaker Puffed Rice
Quaker Shredded Wheat Cereal
Quaker Oatmeal Squares Cereal
AMP Energy Gum
Aunt Jemima Mixes & Syrups
Quaker Baking Mixes
Quaker Large Rice Cakes
Quaker Mini Delights
Near East Side Dishes
Pasta Roni Side Dishes
Rice-A-Roni Side Dishes
Baked! Cheetos Snacks
Baked! Doritos Tortilla Chips
Baked! Lay’s Potato Crisps
Baked! Ruffles Potato Chips
Baked! Tostitos Tortilla Chips
Baken-ets Pork Skins and Cracklins
Cheetos Cheese Flavored Snacks
Chester’s Flavored Fries
Cracker Jack Candy Coated Popcorn
Doritos Tortilla Chips
El Isleno Plaintain CHips
Frito-Lay, Fritos, and Tostitos Dips & Salsas
Frito-Layngh Nuts & Seeds
Fritos Corn Chips
Funyons Onion Flavored Rings
Gamesa Cookies and Wafers
Hostess Potato Chips
Lay’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips
Lay’s Potato Chips
Lay’s Stax Potato Crisps
Lay’s Wavy Potato Chips
Maui Style Potato Chips
Miss Vicky’s Potato Chips
Munchies Snack Crackers
Munchies Snack Mix
Munchos Potato Crisps
Nut Harvest Nuts
Rold Gold Pretzels
Ruffles Potato Chips
Sabritones Puffed Wheat Snacks
Santitas Tortille Chips
Smartfood Popcorn Clusters
Stacy’s Pita and Bagel Chips
SunChips Multigrain Snacks
Tostitos Artisan Recipes Tortilla Chips
Tostito’s Tortilla Chips
Soft Drinks (original Pepsi brands)
Diet Mountain Dew
Diet Sierra Mist
Mug Soft Drinks
Sierra Mist Natural
Gatorade G Series Prime 01
Gatorade Thirst Quencher - G Series Perform 02
Gatorade G Series Recover 03
Gatoradgfne G2 Natural
Gatorade G Series FIT Prime 01 Pre-Workout Fuel
Gatorade G Series FIT Perform 02 Workout Hydration
Gatorade G Series FIT Recover 03 Post-Workout Recovery
Gatorade G Series PRO 01 Nutrition Shake
Gatorade G Series PRO 01 Nutrition Bar
Gatorade G Series PRO 01 Carbohydrate Energy Formula
Gatorade G Series PRO 02 Endurance Formula
Gatorade G Series PRO 02 Perform Gatorlytes
Gatorade G Series PRO 03 Protein Recovery Shake
Gatorade G Series PRO Prime +
Gatorade G Series PRO Recover +
This is good maybe. Helping me associate pizza hut, pepsi, and taco bell with dead baby tissue usage. I think i might lose a few stubborn pounds. Honestly,, this story falls into the “what has been seen,,,” zone for me.
The ruling is correct. The decision is one for the board.
Stockholders get to vote on the board, not the day to day operations.
They also get to vote by selling their shares.
“God will give him blood to drink.” - The House of the Seven Gables