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Poll: Worst Foreign Object? (36 member(s) have cast votes)

What is the most disgusting forigen body someone can find in their food?

  1. Used Band Aid (2 votes [5.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.56%

  2. Body part that isn't hair (7 votes [19.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 19.44%

  3. Used Sanitary Napkin (12 votes [33.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 33.33%

  4. Dead Rodent Part (7 votes [19.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 19.44%

  5. Dead Insect (1 votes [2.78%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.78%

  6. Rusty Razors / Knife Blades (4 votes [11.11%])

    Percentage of vote: 11.11%

  7. Hair (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. False Eyelashes / False Fingernails (1 votes [2.78%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.78%

  9. Cigarette Butts (2 votes [5.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.56%

  10. Clothing Bits (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  11. Ingredient From a Pervious Run (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  12. Employee Badges (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  13. Contact Lense (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  14. Phone / tablet part (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  15. Other (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 fgjuadi

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Posted 22 March 2014 - 07:05 PM

If you vote other, please let us know what it was!


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Posted 22 March 2014 - 07:41 PM

Several are disgusting, however, I really wouldnt want to bite on a razor blade.


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Posted 22 March 2014 - 08:58 PM

Hi All,

 

Although I put cigarette butt, which I found in some Chinese black beans that arrived at our factory. Actually there were loads of them in sealed 5kg bags of black beans. One of the best foreign body finds my friend had was an 18 carrot gold chain in a 60cm baguette. It was practically the entire length of the baguette buried right in the centre. I guess the metal detector was having an off day.

 

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Posted 23 March 2014 - 04:49 AM

Dear magenta_m,

 

you might usefully consider re-arranging the list into what are (typically) regarded as safety/non-safety items.

 

May surprise a few people. Disgusting is not necessarily a hazard, albeit a business opportunity. :smile:

 

Rgds / Charles.C

 

PS - As a possibly less pukey corollary thread to this one, how about another on "Most Unexpected Items found in the Processing Line ? I can suggest (1) a Monitor Lizard, (2) an Escort Service. :smile:


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 04:29 AM

I would prefer to see posts on the most disgusting foreign body someone has found in their food.

 

Here's a starter.....

 

Attached File  mouse-in-bread-pic-pa-579956623-250303.jpg   47.53KB   9 downloads

 

Story in one of UK's Rags here.

 

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 06:26 AM

Well, this dosen't sound to good, any of those things in food would be bad. However, in my opiion having a part of a rodent or an insect in the food can be worst.



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Posted 24 March 2014 - 09:59 AM

We once found an I Phone in a frozen 5kg bag of corned beef.

 

The corned beef had been frozen for about 6 months, and we had defrosted when we found the phone in the bag. I turned it on, and it worked! Good advert for Apple! Crap advert for the metal detector!

 

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 11:33 AM

I would prefer to see posts on the most disgusting foreign body someone has found in their food.

 

Here's a starter.....

 

attachicon.gifmouse-in-bread-pic-pa-579956623-250303.jpg

 

Story in one of UK's Rags here.

 

Regards,

 

Tony

OMFG, I need a puke smiley.  This is probably what happened to Atkins. 


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 11:38 AM

Dear magenta_m,

 

you might usefully consider re-arranging the list into what are (typically) regarded as safety/non-safety items.

 

May surprise a few people. Disgusting is not necessarily a hazard, albeit a business opportunity. :smile:

 

Rgds / Charles.C

 

PS - As a possibly less pukey corollary thread to this one, how about another on "Most Unexpected Items found in the Processing Line ? I can suggest (1) a Monitor Lizard, (2) an Escort Service. :smile:

I was having trouble thinking of gross things to list (ingredient from a prevu\ious run? pssssh) Maybe : Worst contamination for an auditor to find during inspection and have real stuff like flaking paint, fraying conveyor, Salmonella, dirty air guns, bait trap...?

 

Dude, I forgot flaking paint!  Is there a thread with how to edit polls FAQ?

 

Why is there an escort service on your line? One time for the factory managers birthday we hired a singing telegram in a monkey suit and a tutu.  It was hilarious, though only erotic to a handful of employees.


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 12:01 PM

This is probably what happened to Atkins. 

 

No you lost him when you were making that salad remember? & I found him for you.

 

Attached File  mouse-in-salad.jpg   53.08KB   6 downloads

 

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 06:31 PM

The mice or a body part are icky especially in a final product, .....but at least understandable.....a couple of the items are beyond gross.  The used sanitary napkin is where a puking emoticon is really necessary. 


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 06:36 PM

The used sanitary napkin is where a puking emoticon is really necessary. 

 

I don't believe that this has ever happened so let's see some evidence.



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Posted 24 March 2014 - 06:59 PM


Why is there an escort service on your line? One time for the factory managers birthday we hired a singing telegram in a monkey suit and a tutu.  It was hilarious, though only erotic to a handful of employees.

Dear magenta_m,

 

(1) Economic Downturn.

(2) Where there's a will ........ :smile: (nightshift)

 

Rgds / Charles.C


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 07:31 PM

Dear magenta_m,

 

(1) Economic Downturn.

(2) Where there's a will ........ :smile: (nightshift)

 

Rgds / Charles.C

 

 

It is amazing what nightshift will come up with  :eek_yello:


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Posted 28 March 2014 - 08:51 PM

Our Sister company had a dental crown from a tooth returned to them, they checked all employees mouths without finding any missing crowns and still don't know the origin (this was 8 years ago and product was not metal detected at the time)



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Posted 29 March 2014 - 03:55 AM

Our Sister company had a dental crown from a tooth returned to them, they checked all employees mouths without finding any missing crowns and still don't know the origin (this was 8 years ago and product was not metal detected at the time)

 

 

Unfortunately, most employees are by no means idiots, especially if in pain. Under "emergency" conditions, new crown = < 1week, sometimes << 1week. :smile:

Could also have been a souvenir. Winning boxing match ?

 

Nonetheless, if genuine and, say, only 5 employees, the scope should narrow somewhat. Perusal of recent history perhaps.

 

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Posted 29 March 2014 - 05:32 AM

Our Sister company had a dental crown from a tooth returned to them, they checked all employees mouths without finding any missing crowns and still don't know the origin (this was 8 years ago and product was not metal detected at the time)

 

If it was gold then surely this was an 'added value product'?



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Posted 29 March 2014 - 05:46 AM

once i got one cigarette bud in muffins....



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Posted 29 March 2014 - 06:23 AM

once i got one cigarette bud in muffins....

 

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Bud in a muffin is not uncommon but I think you meant butt



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Posted 01 April 2014 - 07:21 PM

these photos are great! Does anyone have any more???






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