Consequences, and Opinion TQO#165
eat the Chinese food
sent my daughter into a Qwik Trip gas station to get a treat for
herself and the other kids. She came back out with a bag of candy. I
noticed one treat looked weird, it looked like an obvious copyright
infringement, the whole package. The biggest tip off were the
plastic soda cans of candy marked "Sprint", that were
obviously meant to look like Sprite.
is why she bought it, she thought it was Coke brand flavored candy.
So, I looked for the OEM name because I wondered who in the USA
would be insane enough to obviously infringe Coca-Cola's trademarked
inc. - Made in China - after seeing that I told her never to buy
candy made in China and to check the label next time, which my kids
know means next time I will throw it away. Kind of ticked me off
ripping off an American company like that, plus, I don't trust any
food made in China after they killed dogs with fake ingredients.
add insult to injure, it happened literally right under Coke's nose
since they are based in Atlanta GA. How this product got through
customs I don't know.
same on a lesser degree with the Orange Crash for Orange Crush.
I got to driving and when we got home, the kids ate their candy.
Then two people got sick and one of the smallest girls threw up.
What they had in common was they both ate the "Sprint"
candy from the six pack of counterfeit candy.
I read the whole label, besides the cans being marked "Warning
Choking Hazard: Small parts. Not for children under 3 years"
because the plastic opening tabs can easily come off on the plastic
cans, the cans themselves are about the size of a child's windpipe.
Which I could see a kid inhaling if they tipped their heads back to
dump candy in their mouth.
I read the label in entirety, yes, it had "glucose",
something counterfeiters like to fake. Not to be confused with the
glycol story below.
I noticed the 'Wipe the product with damp cloth before use"
would you wipe down a candy container with a damp cloth before use?
What manufacturing byproduct is left on these products that can make
you sick? I still think it was the ingredients in the lemon-lime
flavored Sprite knock off and a counterfeit sweetener was used, that
made both people sick.
it special that our dollar is so worthless, that China can buy candy
ingredients (sugar, wheat for glucose) from our country and our
hemisphere, make candy, and then ship it back to the USA, and still
make a fine profit. While violating copyright and trademarks of a
USA based company?
you Bush #43 and Obama for your insane spending!
we wouldn't want to help USA based companies enforce obvious
trademark violations against our main creditor by not allowing the
stuff into the country! Though Obama was happy enough to tax low
cost tires made in China, when they committed no violation, to help
his union buddies, which I covered earlier.
China to Panama, a Trail of Poisoned Medicine (click)
advice, don't eat the Chinese food.