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Monday, December 27, 2010

This is crazy!

So I bought this candy from the dollar store for Ashley's stocking.
Toxic Waste extreme sour candy.
Yesterday she decided to enjoy a few pieces.


It made her mouth bleed!

Here's the cautionary message on the side, which we didn't notice til after the fact:
CAUTION!
Consuming more than one within
 a brief time may cause irritation
to mouth. Sensitive individuals
should not consume this product.

Who ever heard of a caution message on candy?
How many kids actually stop to check the back of the package for such a thing?
Crazy!

12 comments:

tammy said...

Wow. That is insane!

Kristina P. said...

REALLY?!?! That is crazy. You would think it would be safe!

Life as a Convert (Khourt) said...

Wow! That is crazy. I never would have thought to look for something like that. The most I check for is allergies.

imbeingheldhostage said...

Warheads do it too. If you convince your kids to let them sit in their mouths without making faces and they have to try every color... yeah, the same thing happens.

You and I Mikki-- we're the top two candidates for Mom of the Year ;-)

Connie said...

Unbelievable!

If half the things I've eaten this past week would have made my mouth bleed, I wouldn't have gained these 5 pounds!
I think I'll avoid anything with the word "Toxic" on the package!

btw, how did they taste?

Lisa Loo said...

Unreal! I can't believe manufacturers can get away with that!
Eat this--and oh by the way--it will make your mouth bleed....
ACK!

The Foulgers said...

Hope Ash is alright. I'll be checking all my kids candy in the future.

Cherie said...

I hope she is allright. Heck that is just crazy!! Srsly!!!

Jenny said...

YIKES! Is she OK? that is just plain crazy.

Garden of Egan said...

WHAT?????
What in the world is in that stuff!

I wouldn't want to give it to a child, but I can think of a few potty mouths I work with that could use it.

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Merrianne said...

THat candy is insane!
your poor daughter... :(