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Originally posted by GrandHeretic
reply to post by butcherguy
I was hinting more to the middle class, too rich to qualify for food stamps or welfare, but too poor to afford a decent meal on their table.....I dont really care about the hood rats....they deserve obesity provided by their government.
Its the hard working middle class that pays most of the taxes and has to suffer the most. All because most of them are self suffcient and would rather work than be on the dole.
What if some toxic cleaning agent got spilled on some of that bread and that was the reason that it was thrown away?
I would be wary of eating food from a dumpster, and I couldn't blame a store for trying to prevent people from doing any dumpster-diving. That would be asking for a lawsuit.
Originally posted by ShadowAngel85
Here in Germany we have a charity organisation that collects food from restaurants, supermarkets and other stores, that would've ended in the trash. They take it to food banks and to help out homeless and other poor people. I think this should exist in every modern country.
The food isn't bad, it's just that most stores produce so much, they can't sell it and throw it away or deem it unsaleable because vegetables might have some dark spots or the package was ripped open. I don't understand why they do it.
Can I sue a restaurant that serves me a meal that makes me sick? If so, I'd be a rich man. Try recovering from food poisoning from bad sushi - it sucks but I never would have thought to sue the restaurant.
Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by Ben81
My Dad used to open convenience stores and truck stops. One time we took over an old country store, and most of the food was expired, but he decided to bring a few things home. (Dad has always been a bit of a survivalist too.) So, one of the things was this jar of peaunut butter. We ate that thing for a week or two, and I never really liked crunchy peanut butter, but I was eating it anyway... until..... Mom was fixing some sandwiches and noticed some of the crunchy stuff moving! It never was crunchy peanut butter, it was creamy peanut butter with eggs and bugs in it. Phluuuchkk! I still cannot even look at an open jar of crunchy peanut butter to this day. I suppose the bugs were just a little extra protein, none of us got sick, but yuck!