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Joe Heller

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  1. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, almost 2 years ago

    Krispy Kreme uses a shortening blend that has zero grams of trans fat

    Dunkin Donuts donuts have 0 grams trans fat.

    And yet, I read that if they take the trans fat out of our donuts, they’ll taste terrible and no one will want to eat them. (Not clear where people are getting these trans fat, great tasting donuts, though.)

  2. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    I wonder when the lobbyists will get exceptions inserted into the new regulations.

  3. Jase99

    Jase99 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Trans-fats comes from using hydrogenated oils. Since those oils are used to extend shelf life, fast food establishments such as Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme have little reason to use it. Boxed donuts purchased from the grocery store would be far more likely to contain trans-fats.

  4. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, almost 2 years ago

    Trans fats do not improve flavor. They are cheap and dangerous. It’s not really a big deal, especially since the two biggest doughnut makers around quit using them ages ago. Rand Paul should have known better, but he’d rather vent his spleen, I guess. Certainly not his brain!

  5. Jeff T

    Jeff T said, almost 2 years ago

    Cake frosting is a common food with trans fats. I just checked mine, and they are in there. Trans fats are generally used to keep something like a frosting from falling apart. It helps keep things gelled together.

  6. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    ^^^I encourage those who desire freedom, to consume trans-fats as a gesture to conservative ideals, and to soak in trans-fat until they are saturated…and all pruny!

  7. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 2 years ago

    I think Hillary is made of trans-fats.

  8. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    As you ramble on through life brother, whatever be your goal. Keep your eye upon the donut, and not upon the hole!

  9. Hawthorne

    Hawthorne said, almost 2 years ago

    Never mind, those of you who are sure losing hydrogenated fats are going to spoil your diet. Food processors now have something called ‘superesterified’ fats, which they don’t have to define or defend. They say they are great, and that ought to be enough for us. Apparently it’s really, really cheap, though.

    I’ll just stick to butter and lard. At least those aren’t petroleum products. I deep fry in peanut oil – there are enough food oils available that we really don’t need to be ingesting petroleum products. To each his own, though.

  10. mtretter

    mtretter GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    The difference is is the public sector the screw ups wither and die a natural death or evolve into something that works. In the Government sector the screw ups are re-elected to spawn more screw ups which legislate more screw ups to “fix” the screw ups that they created in the first place! Liberals!

  11. Enoki

    Enoki said, almost 2 years ago

    Well, at least they aren’t recommending the chicken like the cows do…

  12. quert

    quert said, almost 2 years ago


    Thanks Enoki for finding the humour in this strip and not sheepishly following along with the political diatribe. Everyone else…lighten up:)

  13. eugene57

    eugene57 said, almost 2 years ago

    “If you want something screwed up, get the government involved.”
    churches come a close second.
    {the second statement is about as accurate as the first}

  14. Enoki

    Enoki said, almost 2 years ago

    What’s worse is what this will do to carnival midway food. No more deep fried twinkies or sticks of margrine I suppose! What’s the world coming to that you can’t have a deep fried Snickers bar with extra grease?!

  15. Jase99

    Jase99 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago


    Many margarine manufacturers changed their formulations to remove the hydrogenated oils. They swapped it out for saturated fats such as coconut and/or palm kernel oil.

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