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  • What is wrong with this??

    I was on the Baskin-Robbins website and decided to check out the nutritional info about their chocolate almond ice cream (the kids are napping and I was bored!). See if you can figure out what is bizarre with what I found:


    Chocolate Almond Ice Cream

    Nutrition FactsServing Size 1 4oz Scoop (113 grams)Amount Per ServingCalories 300Calories from Fat 170% Daily Value*Total Fat 18g 28% Saturated Fat 9g 43% Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 45mg15%Sodium 120mg5%Total Carbohydrates 32g11% Dietary Fiber 1g5% Sugar 29g Protein 7g Vitamin A8%Vitamin C2%Calcium15%Iron6%Calories per gram:Fat 9Carbohydrate 4Protein 4*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be different depending on your calorie needs.
    Calorie:2,0002,500Total FatLess than65g80gSaturated FatLess than20g25gCholesterolLess than300mg300mgSodiumLess than2,400mg 2,400mgTotal Carbohydrate300g375g Dietary Fiber25g30g

    Allergy DataContains:YesNoCrustaceans Eggs Fish Milk Peanuts Soy Tree Nuts Wheat Crustaceans include, crab, crayfish, lobster, and shrimponds.

    Tree Nuts include, Almonds, Brazil nuts, Cashews, Chestnuts, Filberts/Hazelnuts, Macadamia nuts, Pecans, Pine nuts, Pistachios, and Walnuts

    Allergy sufferers should always read the product ingredient statement. Our restaurants prepare and serve other products that contain allergens.

    Ingredients: cream, nonfat milk, sugar, roasted almonds, corn syrup, cocoa powder (processed with alkali), chocolate liquor (processed with alkali), whey, cellulose gum, mono and diglycerides, guar gum, carrageenan, polysorbate 80.

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    Re: What is wrong with this??

    Well there are at least 392 calories that I can account for and I'm sure I'm missing some.
    fat = 243
    protein = 28
    sugar = 121

    Skip the Chocolate Almond Ice Cream and get your kids hooked on organic almonds instead:
    Almonds are known as the "king of nuts" and are the most highly cultivated nut in the world. They are delicious both raw and roasted and have a nice crunchy texture. Soaking raw almonds in water for about half an hour increases their nutritional value and makes them more easily digestible. Almonds are great for making nut butter or as an alternative to dairy as almond milk. They are a great source of protein, Vitamin E, calcium, zinc, iron, potassium, and magnesium.
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    • #3
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      Edit: never mind, I was reading the info incorrectly.

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      • #4
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        chocolate liquor...mmmmmm.....
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        • #5
          Re: What is wrong with this??

          why are crestatians and stuff like that listed...do they have lobster Ice cream??

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          • #6
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            ^ Yeah, that was the first thing that caught my eye!!


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            • #7
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              Originally posted by Hilsbro_Mclemington_III
              why are crestatians and stuff like that listed...do they have lobster Ice cream??
              Many food companies post this when a product contains nuts, as people with an allergy to nuts usually have an allergy to shellfish also
              Last edited by Mr. Lightyear999; 04-03-2006, 05:47 PM.

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              • #8
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                It's obviously made in a plant that contains nuts and shellfish, by law they have to list it, but it does sound kinda funny. Sometimes the laws are really absurd! But I'm sure someone out there is thankful....that is if they read the nutrional labels.
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                • #9
                  Re: What is wrong with this??

                  300 Calories from Fat 170% Daily Value

                  That is a heart attack just waiting to happen!
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                  • #10
                    Re: What is wrong with this??

                    Don't forget that they do not have to mention insect and bug parts that just might happen to get into the mix ~ I think they may up the protein content though if enough bug parts fall in.
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                    • #11
                      Re: What is wrong with this??

                      what's a shrimpond?
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                      • #12
                        Re: What is wrong with this??

                        Originally posted by Hilsbro_Mclemington_III
                        why are crestatians and stuff like that listed...do they have lobster Ice cream??
                        ewwwwwwwwwwwww what's with all the fish?????????:yuck:

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                        • #13
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                          why are crestatians and stuff like that listed...do they have lobster Ice cream??
                          That is what jumped out at me too! Gross!!!! Seafood and ice cream just don't mix!

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                          • #14
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                            kinda makes you want to check out other well known 'ingredients list' & see what weird stuff pops up!...or not! hahaha!

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                            • #15
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                              In Japan they have shrimp ice cream.

                              of course, in japan they have huge robots that fight is space to... hu.. cool.
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