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Oscar Mayer Wants To Buy World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Because The Wienermobile Is Lonely

One can only imagine how lonely it must be to live the life of a super-sized food item, one whose sole purpose is to advertise, not to be actually consumed: Long days filled with gawkers pointing out how big you are, with no one ever really getting you. But do you know who could understand what it’s like to be say, the World’s Largest Catsup bottle? The Wienermobile. And vice versa. [More]

This Oscar Mayer Turkey Is Spicier, And There’s Less Of It

This Oscar Mayer Turkey Is Spicier, And There’s Less Of It

Sure, extra spices really add something to a prepared food item. Do they add enough to justify making packages a whole ounce lighter? Well… in the case of this Oscar Mayer shaved turkey that got slightly spicier but lost an ounce, the answer is “probably not.” [More]

How To Wake Up To The Sounds And Smell Of Bacon Without Entering The Kitchen

How To Wake Up To The Sounds And Smell Of Bacon Without Entering The Kitchen

Bacon is taking over the world. And just to prove bacon’s true power Oscar Mayer invented a way for devout bacon lovers to wake up to the rich aroma and sizzling sound of the breakfast staple without actually, you know, cooking it. [More]

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The Wienermobile Is Decorated For Halloweenie And Kind Of Creepy

Admit it: almost everyone, even if they eschew processed meats, likes the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Sure, it’s a rolling advertisement, but so are most of the things we remember fondly from childhood. But when the motorized meat product rolled into my city, it was decked out for Halloween. That, combined with the weather that’s still cloudy and gloomy, makes the Weinermobile surprisingly creepy. [More]

Oscar Mayer Figures Serving Up A PR Stunt With Bacon Will Get The Public To Bite

Oscar Mayer Figures Serving Up A PR Stunt With Bacon Will Get The Public To Bite

Here at Consumerist, we’ve seen more than our fair share of PR stunts designed to lure us in and think “Gee, that product really is great!” But when said promotion involves bacon we already know we love the product and so it works. Oscar Mayer is betting on the general public’s love of meat with its new promo featuring a comedian who’s trying to barter his way across the country with only a trailer full of bacon to get by. [More]

Kraft: We'd Rather You Go 23% Hungrier Than Pay A Few Cents More

Kraft: We'd Rather You Go 23% Hungrier Than Pay A Few Cents More

Yesterday, we showed you photographic evidence of how the Grocery Shrink Ray had zapped one reader’s Oscar Mayer Lunchables packages from 4.4 oz. to 3.3 oz. Turns out he wasn’t the only reader who was less than thrilled about the change. [More]

Lunchables Fall Victim To The Grocery Shrink Ray

Lunchables Fall Victim To The Grocery Shrink Ray

Consumerist reader Mike has been noshing on Oscar Mayer Lunchables — you know, the pre-packed meat/cheese/cracker things — for years. To him, they were a dependable way to have a quick and cheap bite to eat for lunch in the office. That is, until they felt the ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZAAAPPPP! of the patented Grocery Shrink Ray. [More]

Oscar Mayer Lifts Veil Of Secrecy On Ingredients With New Line Of Meats

Oscar Mayer Lifts Veil Of Secrecy On Ingredients With New Line Of Meats

Pink slime backlash is seeping into all things meat related. If a consumer is going to eat some meat, companies are figuring out that hey, maybe they’d like to know what exactly it is that’s going into their bodies. Which is why Oscar Mayer has announced a new line of meats with no artificial preservatives, flavors or colors. [More]

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Crashes Wedding

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Crashes Wedding

Rolling advertisement that it is, the driver of an Oscar Mayer Wienermoble couldn’t resist stopping by an upstate New York wedding this past weekend, delighting the wedding party and guests and providing a delightful photo opportunity. [More]

Ball Park & Oscar Mayer Square Off In Court Over Who Has
The Best Wiener

Ball Park & Oscar Mayer Square Off In Court Over Who Has The Best Wiener

“Let the wiener wars begin.” That’s what a judge in a legal battle between the nation’s two biggest hot dog brands declared earlier today, as the makers of Oscar Mayer and Ball Park franks each accused the other of misleading and deceptive advertising practices. [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]

Hot Dog War: Ball Park Franks Sues Oscar Mayer Over Taste Test Claims

Hot Dog War: Ball Park Franks Sues Oscar Mayer Over Taste Test Claims

Sara Lee, maker of Ball Park Franks, has sued Kraft, manufacturer of Oscar Mayer hot dogs over advertising that claimed that the Oscar Mayer Jumbo Beef Franks beat Ball Park and ConAgra Foods’ Hebrew National hot dogs in a national taste test. Turns out, it wasn’t that simple.

Recall: Oscar Mayer/Louis Rich Chicken Infected With Listeria

Recall: Oscar Mayer/Louis Rich Chicken Infected With Listeria

Kraft foods is recalling all Oscar Mayer/Louis Rich chicken breast strips on fears they may be infected with Listeria monocytogenes.

Comparing the Lunchables

Comparing the Lunchables