Friday, November 5, 2004

There's A ... In My Food II

1. "'Lady, there's a lizard in my meal'"
"The airline admitted in a statement published on Friday that it had launched
 an inquiry into how the 5cm-long lizard came to be cooked and served up to
 businessman Ashok Sharma"

2. "'There's a mouse in my soup'"
"Therese Oulad, 49, claims the mouse was floating on top of her Cream of Tomato

3. "Chinese restaurants shut down for using opium"
"Narcotics police in southwestern China shuttered 215 restaurants found to be
 mixing opium poppy into their soups and hot pot stews"

4. "Live frog found in supermarket salad"
"A supermarket shopper in Arco Trento, Italy, got a big surprise in her salad"

5. "Piccadilly recalls greens after man says he finds rat parts in food"
"He says he noticed what appears to be rat body parts in the greens and
 accidentally swallowed some of the parts"

6. "Woman claims she bit down on fingertip, nail in beet salad"  [expired link]
"A Manhattan woman reportedly has filed a $3 million lawsuit against a midtown
 Manhattan restaurant after she found a fingertip and nail in her salad"

7. "Eww!-berry muffin"
"Theresa VanHorn, a 29-year-old writer at MTV Networks, said she was eating a
 carrot-nut cream-cheese-topped muffin from her office building's bodega on
 West 50th Street when she found a piece of latex baked into the crumbly

8. "Texas teen finds joint in McDonald's frozen yogurt"
"A teenager says she found a partially smoked marijuana joint in her frozen
 yogurt parfait at a McDonald's in south Texas"

9. "Judge found dead mouse in beer"
"A US judge is seeking compensation after finding the body of a dead mouse in
 a bottle of beer ... Judge Anglen says a Miller representative told him to
 pack the bottle in dry ice and mail it to them, so they could determine if
 it was a mouse"