Can Of Planters Trail Mix Comes With Free Dried Gecko

Can Of Planters Trail Mix Comes With Free Dried Gecko

You never know what you might get the next time you reach into a container of trail mix. Peanut…raisin…dried apricot…sunflower seed…dried gecko. AHHH!!! DRIED GECKO! [More]

Whole Grain Wheat Thins Are No Healthier Than Regular
Ones

Whole Grain Wheat Thins Are No Healthier Than Regular Ones

Here’s a perfect example of why you should ignore what’s on the front of a product package and go straight to the nutritional info instead. Kraft’s Wheat Thins now come in a “100% Whole Grain” variety, which you might think translates into more fiber for your digestive tract. It even says on the front that one serving packs 22g of whole grain versus 11g for regular Wheat Thins. It turns out, however, that both crackers provide the same amount of dietary fiber and fat–and the whole grain version also has more sodium and is made with high fructose corn syrup. [More]

Nabisco Crackers About To Get A Whole Lot Wheatier

Nabisco Crackers About To Get A Whole Lot Wheatier

While fast food companies attempt to outdo themselves with bacon-wrapped, chocolate-glazed triple burgers, the folks at Kraft Foods are actually doing something that will make their Nabisco line of crackers healthier — adding more whole wheat. [More]

Kraft's Amusing Capri Sun Mold FAQ

Kraft's Amusing Capri Sun Mold FAQ

Last week we told you how Melissa found a giant scary mold in her Capri Sun juice pouch. After she posted pictures on her Facebook, sections of the internet went totally apesh*t. This is probably because the mold looked like a giant horse eyeball and Kraft’s initially slow response only fueled the flames of hysteria. As part of getting up to speed, Kraft even put up a whole FAQ devoted specifically to this one issue. Between its lines, though, you can read their frustration with the blowup. Their answer to the last question “What kind of mold is it?” is both honest and funny: [More]

What's This Giant Mold Monster Melissa Found In A Capri Sun Pouch?

What's This Giant Mold Monster Melissa Found In A Capri Sun Pouch?

Melissa found a nastiness in her pouch of Capri Sun, a nastiness even nastier than Capri Sun. A giant mold monster that grew inside the pouch after it was punctured slightly, perhaps? UPDATE: Kraft’s Amusing Capri Sun Mold FAQ [More]

This Cheese Is Not Exactly Deli Fresh

This Cheese Is Not Exactly Deli Fresh

Nick writes that he found this cheese at Kroger. Sure, mold isn’t going to hurt you, but how far marked down would it need to be for you to buy it? [More]

Kraft Cutting Salt From Oscar Mayer Bologna, Other Products

Kraft Cutting Salt From Oscar Mayer Bologna, Other Products

Perhaps feeling a bit bloated, Kraft Foods Inc. announced earlier today that they’re cutting down on the amount of salt used in a number of its most popular products. [More]

Kraft Sponsors Demolition Of Cowboys' Old Stadium

Kraft Sponsors Demolition Of Cowboys' Old Stadium

Now that corporations have bought up just about all the naming rights to every sports stadium in existence, the next step is to sponsor destruction of the old venues that make way for the new ones. [More]

Kraft HQ Lobby Sports Droopy Boob Joke

Kraft HQ Lobby Sports Droopy Boob Joke

Female Kraft employees are “furious” and the men “embarrassed” by this ad inside their headquarters lobby, reports the ANIMAL blog. It has a mirrored surface and below that it says, “You look smashing, but your chicken breasts could use a lift,” followed by an image of Shake N’ Bake. Hidden behind that faceless oblong red white and blue logo, Kraft has got some cheeky pranksters! [ANIMAL] [More]

Kraft Frozen Pizzas Recalled in 17 States

Kraft Frozen Pizzas Recalled in 17 States

Time to check the freezer. Kraft, Jack’s Original, Sausage & Pepperoni Pizza, Made with Pork, Chicken & Beef is being recalled because it might contain “a soy protein allergen.” In other words, Kraft needs to warn carnivores that they may be eating soy.

Food Companies Warn Of Impending Sugar Shortage, Misery, Doom

Food Companies Warn Of Impending Sugar Shortage, Misery, Doom

The food companies say we are on the brink of a sugar shortage that will wreak havoc on your candy bars and all that. According to the WSJ several large food companies including Kraft Foods Inc., General Mills Inc., Hershey Co. and Mars Inc. sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack warning that the US could run out of sugar if we don’t get rid of some tariffs.

http://consumerist.com/2009/07/20/share-the-gift-of-orange/

Share the gift of orange pasta! For every click on their “Share A Little Comfort” site, Kraft will donate ten boxes of Macaroni and Cheese to Feeding America (previously known as Second Harvest.) One click per person per day up to 1 million boxes, etc. There are also coupons on the site. [Kraft]

Don't Worry, This Kool Aid Doesn't Expire Until 01 Feb 11 02 11:48 CH

Don't Worry, This Kool Aid Doesn't Expire Until 01 Feb 11 02 11:48 CH

Chad, who sent this in, says he tried to decipher this Kool Aid‘s expiration date using the cheat sheet we posted last December, but nothing on this container matches the code format on the sheet. It can’t be that hard to print an unambiguous human readable expiration date on a product. Who else needs to read the date, other than a human? Why should the average consumer have to worry about deciphering a date? We thought we’d all pretty much agreed on some basic rules for how to keep track of the days.

Kraft Salad Dressing Comes With Built In Mini-Shiv

Kraft Salad Dressing Comes With Built In Mini-Shiv

Every time Kevin unscrews a new bottle of Kraft salad dressing, the sharp plastic hinge cuts him. This is good to know if you’re in a supermarket and need to show another shopper that you’re not to be messed with. It’s also good to know if you’re trying to unscrew a Kraft dressing bottle, we guess.

Tell Kraft Their New Ranch Dressing Recipe Is Gross, Get Coupon For More Gross Dressing

Tell Kraft Their New Ranch Dressing Recipe Is Gross, Get Coupon For More Gross Dressing

Kraft has apparently changed their recipe for Ranch dressing and reader Bobby thinks the new stuff is “bad,” so he emailed to let Kraft know.

Food Makers Want To Sell You Cheap Food For Big Profits

Food Makers Want To Sell You Cheap Food For Big Profits

Gone are the days of pushing “premium” food offerings, says the Wall Street Journal— big food manufacturers like Kraft and Campbell are going to be pushing “cheap” foods like tomato soup and cheese singles — foods which are thought of as “easy on the wallet” but are still hugely profitable for the manufacturers.

http://consumerist.com/2008/07/28/kraft-is-making-money-by/

Kraft is making money by raising prices. Forbes reports, “Kraft said price increases, which were a response to rising commodity costs, accounted for more than 7.0% of the revenue gain.” [Forbes]

Get Ready For More Supermarket Price Hikes

Get Ready For More Supermarket Price Hikes

The notorious Grocery Shrink Ray was supposed to help prevent this, or so we were told by apologists for it, but Datamonitor is reporting that Kraft Foods, Kellogg’s, ConAgra, Sara Lee, and Tyson “are all expected to announce a hike in the prices of their products” in the near future. Here are some of the hikes you can expect, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.