Here's a clip from last night's episode of Saturday Night Live: A parody of the high fructose corn syrup commercial from the Corn Refiners Association in which two suburban moms talk about how the dreaded HFCS is as safe as sugar.
In SNL's version, however, the mom serving Juicy Drink at a party doesn't take to criticism well: "You never what? Never heard of science? You know, this is a real jam for me: Trust scientists or stay-at-home mom Sheila from down the street who's having wine at 10AM."
The parody, and the original, below:
Expect bloviating from the Michael Pollan-types come Monday.
Video: Saturday Night Live's Corn Syrup Commercial
Video: Original High Fructose Corn Syrup Commercial
· Corn Syrup Commercial [Hulu]
· All High Fructose Corn Syrup Coverage on Eater [-E-]
· All Saturday Night Live Coverage on Eater [-E-]