Monday, July 18, 2011


HEK-293. Human Embryo Kidney cells, and only on the 293rd experiment. Aborted babies. 293 of them, just to help create a flavor enhancer.


I know, the title doesn't seem to be remotely relevant, but it is. PepsiCo has partnered with the biotech company Senomyx, which uses aborted fetal cells for researching and developing artificial flavor enhancers. Several pro-life organizations are boycotting PepsiCo. Read more about it here:

What can YOU do about it? Email PepsiCo here: or email Senomyx itself: You can also avoid purchasing or using PepsiCo products, and you can find a list of them here: