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Supermarket Pulls Chocolate Easter Ducklings After Complaints of Racism

The color choices for Waitrose's “Crispy Duckling, Fluffy Duckling, [and] Ugly Duckling” have sparked controversy.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.9.19
Vegan

Bank Employee Tells Customer That All Vegans 'Should Be Punched in the Face'

Knuckle sandwiches: probably not vegan.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.20.19
food safety

Theresa May's Official Stance on Moldy Jam: Just Scrape It Off, Who Cares

With many Brits stockpiling food ahead of Brexit, this advice could come in handy soon.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.13.19
Social Media

Pop-Tarts? In MY Vagina?

It's more likely than you think.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.4.19
seafood

Study Finds that Many UK Fish and Chip Shops Sell Endangered Shark Meat

If you’re buying fish called 'rock salmon' or 'flake,' it’s probably shark.
Bettina Makalintal
2.4.19
WTF

94-Year-Old Man Says the Tooth in His Fish Can't Be His, Because His Are False

"I don't fancy eating fish for a while," the man's wife, Christine, said.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.31.19
WTF

Man Denies Running Restaurant Out of His House, Despite Huge Restaurant Sign Above Door

Maybe it's the giant illuminated sign that says “Orlando’s," or the Facebook page for Sakura Japanese Restaurant listing his home address.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.11.19
dairy

British Creamery Smells So Fucking Rank that People in Surrounding Neighborhood Can't Sleep

Davidstow residents have described the odor as "a cross between gone off fish and cheese, with a bit of sewage chucked in."
Jelisa Castrodale
11.14.18
uk

British Post Offices Politely Ask People to Stop Protest-Mailing Empty Potato Chip Bags

Concerned citizens have been mailing non-recyclable Walkers chip bags back to the company to urge them to change their practices.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.26.18
COLLEGE

'Spit or Swallow' Beer Coasters in Welcome Package Upset UK University Students

Brushbox caught flak for the ill-conceived promo material featuring toothpaste foam suggestively dripping from a woman's mouth.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.24.18
food allergies

13-Year-Old with Severe Dairy Allergy Dies After Classmate Puts Cheese Down His Shirt

A student was arrested shortly after the incident on suspicion of attempted murder.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.21.18
Cheese

Widow Lived for Weeks on Leftover Cheese from Husband's Funeral After Error Marked Her as Dead, Too

Warning: This story is sad even though it's about cheese.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.6.18
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