Cottolene, the 'pure' vegetable oil that also contains beef

by Katherine Spiers

We eat the way we do because the powers that be have us normies existing to serve the economy. So many of our processed foods were initially invented to feed the troops during wartime; some others were invented to make a profit off by-products. My favorite of those right now is Cottolene.

Cottolene appeared in the late 1800s as a cooking substitute for lard. Almost all the advertisements for the product focus on how “pure” it is, while also mentioning it’s 10% beef fat. There’s never any explanation for the incongruity.

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Cottolene, the ‘pure’ vegetable oil that also contains beef

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