May 31, 2018

Problems we hadn't start thinking about: hash browns and golf balls

Improbable Research - The US Food and Drug Administration issued this warning last year (on April 21, 2017): “McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling retail, frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials, that despite our stringent supply standards may have been inadvertently harvested with potatoes used to make this product….


Anonymous said...

Today, I went to the beach with my kids. I found a sea shell
and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said "You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear." She placed the
shell to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is entirely off topic but I had to tell someone!

Anonymous said...

Oh your poor daughter. Did you explain to her that the crab was frightened and didn't mean to hurt her? Kids that age are starting to have empathy, and will forgive a non-human for hurting them if they believe the non-human was frightened.