Skip to comments.Vegan finds dead mouse in bag of tortilla chips
Posted on 03/14/2008 5:43:31 PM PDT by WesternCulture
Feeling hair in her mouth, a 16-year-old vegan from Partille outside of Gothenburg looked down to discover a mouse cadaver in her bag of tortilla chips.
It was terrible. I went through the roof when I heard what happened, said Thomas Sällström, the girls grandfather.
He arrived at his daughter's house shortly after his granddaughter realized a mummified mouse was nestled among the chips.
They were just sitting eating chips like you would on any normal Saturday night and then this happened, he told The Local.
She didnt actually eat the mouse, but did get some hair in her mouth.
The bag was purchased at local Ica Maxi grocery store, part of the same grocery chain plagued by a spate of recent food safety scandals. The chips, a type of natural corn chips, are manufactured under the Ica brand name.
Sällström has already been in touch with Ica, as well as food safety inspectors who are currently examining the carcass and trying to determine how it ended up in the bag.
They gave us 1,000 kronor ($165), sent us flowers, and offered to pay for some psychological help. Frankly, Im not impressed, he said.
The teenage vegan has been severely traumatized by the event. She now pours all her food into bowls before eating it.
As of Friday, nearly two weeks after the event, the girl was admitted to hospital with a high fever and sores in her mouth.
The doctors arent sure if its related to the mouse incident, but shes not doing well at all, said Sällström.
Real life is so much funnier than fiction!
L O L.
Those weren’t corn chips, and that wasn’t a mouse.
Wow!! Someone gave a tip of (the equivalent of) $82,50?
That beats the Lucky Toe-nail
OMG that is so scary!
What’s wrong with eating mice? Is the girl a narrow minded bigot who discriminates against mice?
It was a Siberian hamster !
Reminds me of the guy who had a mouse problem. Seems that he had mousetraps but no cheese. So he baited the mousetrap with a picture of a piece of cheese, and caught a picture of a mouse...
Wow. That's some severe trauma. /sarc
I plopped down on my sofa one night without the lights on and ripped open a new bag of pita chips. For whatever reason I felt compelled to go into the kitchen and turn on the lights. The sealed bag of pita chips was black with thousands and thousands of bugs!!!!
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?
Take off, eh. That's a rip off of our mouse in a beer bottle scam hoser.
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