A household in Colorado has proved why it’s at all times essential to take a look at the expiration dates earlier than shopping for groceries.
After getting dwelling from Walmart on Monday, the Carelses — of Lakewood, Colo. — realized that that they had bought a field of Quaker 100% Pure Granola cereal that was greater than twenty years outdated.
Solely downside was, they didn’t discover till after they began consuming it.
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“I had about two bites, and that was it,” Andrea Carelse advised Denver 7. Her husband, Josiah, scarfed down a complete bowl.
“I simply began consuming and considering, ‘It simply tastes humorous. It should be OK,’” he mentioned, noting how his spouse had warned him to cease.
“I used to be like, ‘Josiah, you’re going to be actually sick,’” Andrea remembered.
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Fortunately for him, the cereal — which was dated Feb. 22, 1997 — didn’t trigger any issues.
“We simply grabbed this off the shelf and yeah… 21 years outdated,” Josiah mentioned.
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Denver 7 reached out to Walmart and PepsiCo, Quaker’s mum or dad firm, for touch upon the stomach-churning buy. Whereas Pepsi didn’t reply, Walmart mentioned it was trying into the incident.
This story initially appeared within the New York Put up.