Thursday, August 16, 2007

Not so juicy

Sorry my blogging has been sparse recently. Hot Slice and I went to the beach for a few days, and I'm off on a business trip all next week. In between, I have a good friend coming to visit on her way to Central America for 2 years!

I had a traumatic experience last week, when I was trapped on a jam-packed elevator for 20 minutes. I am somewhat claustrophobic, and it took all my yoga training to stay calm. Anyway, that brought to mind another bad experience which falls under the category of Packaged Food Horror Stories.

Perhaps it's a mistake to share this, and I will lose my 2 or 3 regular readers. You have been warned.

My parents only bought me real (100%) fruit juices when I was growing up. One of the easiest to find was Juicy Juice. I remember being at my grandmother's house and drinking a glass of grape Juicy Juice. I felt something strange in my mouth, which I spit out. It was...a dead cockroach. Of course I'll never go near Juicy Juice again, and I was surprised to find it's still available.

I'll bet you have some Packaged Food Horror Stories. Care to share them?


Theresa said...

Oh god. How terrible. I don't think I would be able to look at grape juice again, and red wine would probably freak me out too. Luckily, I haven't had any bad experiences like that!

Katyola said...

That is awful! My Packaged Food Horror Story pales in comparison: I was eating Doritos and found this compressed ball of spices. Against all common sense, I ate it. It was totally vile.

Veggie said...

I have several;

but most recently (in the past couple of years), my husband got a piece of black rubber in a President's Choice frozen dinner and a hard piece of 'something' in one of their dry instant meal cups.

I got a piece of hard plastic in a pita break pita. I just bit down on something hard and pulled it out. I contacted the company and they sent me a whole case of pitas to make up for it. Good thing too, I love their pitas.

and there have been others too. Like years ago I got a piece of plastic in my Guiness and some half full bottles of beer and cans of pop.