A website that publishes works of “Christian news satire” is behind false reports that House Democrats introduced a bill making it a hate crime to eat at Chick-fil-A because of the chain’s conservative views.
Food / Drink
Bush’s Baked Beans issued a recall in July 2017, and it re-circulated on social media in June 2018.
Aquafina Bottled Water Doesn’t Freeze in Cold Temperatures-Truth! Summary of eRumor: Aquafina bottled water doesn’t freeze in cold temperatures, leading some to question what’s in it. The Truth: Aquafina bottled…
Nationwide Listeria recalls in October 2017 were based on a single positive test result, not a nationwide outbreak of listeria.
Sargento Cheese did not recall any of its products in September 2017, those warnings were based on an earlier and outdated recall alert.
McDonald’s McRib Sandwiches Made From Inverted Pork Rectums-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Persistent claims that McDonald’s McRib sandwiches made from inverted pork rectums surfaced in December 2016 and again in August…
Scientific data casts serious doubt on claims that CLA safflower oil promotes weight loss and helps break down belly fat.
It’s true that fecal bacteria was found in Starbucks drinks in July 2017 — but that’s not unusual, and there wasn’t any cause for concern.
A prank website is behind false reports that Taco Bell filed for bankruptcy and will close all restaurants in 2017 and 2018.
It’s true that Trisodium Phosphate is used in cereal and cleaning products — but it’s used in very different concentrations.