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  • abbr. propionic acid when used as a preservative


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  • When Palmer decided in October 2006 that the mayor's official car, a chic Mercedes E280, was a CO2 smokestack and opted for a more gas efficient Japanese-made Prius, he was branded a "traitor" for shunning the German-made car whose headquarters and production facilities are in neighboring Stuttgart.

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  • He reveals: "I worked with a lab that extracted E920 from my hair, which is used as a bread improver, they then got E280 from my sweat, which is used by manufacturers to stop cakes going mouldy, E1105 from my tears, which we used neat, as a preservative, E507 was extracted from my vomit, and is used in sugar, and E422 was extracted from my body fat and used in the icing."

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  • At a time when most Zimbabweans are struggling to afford basic commodities, cabinet ministers have taken delivery of their official three-litre Mercedes Benz E280 vehicles, which retail at

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  • However, 19 new ministers, including Morgan Tsvangirai and his two deputy prime ministers, are now making use of a $50,000 E280 model.

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  • Of course, the cheaper BMW 525i and Mercedes-Benz E280 are built in Thailand, but the completely built-up Lexus GS300 is still nearly B2m less expensive than this base XF. : Breaking News

  • "There's a very real danger our members and ministers could be sucked into the patronage system," said Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara, who is now driving an E280 Mercedes.

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  • While much of the OM 624 (OM stands for Oil Motor or diesel) remains common with the previous-generation E280 CDI, Mercedes has both upped the power and improved fuel economy.

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  • Our tests show the new E350 CDI is as efficient in the city and much more efficient than the E280 CDI on the highway.

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  • Amongst them is a Mercedes E280 Auto Estate, registered in April 1995, one owner, 35,500 miles with full service history. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph


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