Coca-Cola Apologizes For Vitamin Water Cap Message Of ‘YOU RETARD’

Coca-Cola Apologizes For Vitamin Water Cap Message Of ‘YOU RETARD’

A Vitamin Water promotion in Canada played bilingual Mad Libs, pairing a word in English with a word in French for what were sure to be hilarious results. The end product was not so hilarious when the paired words were “you” in English and the French word for “late.” A woman whose younger sister has autism and cerebral palsy opened up the “YOU RETARD” bottle, and was offended. [More]

ShopRite Hopes Thirst Robs Shoppers Of Math Ability

ShopRite Hopes Thirst Robs Shoppers Of Math Ability

No, you can’t buy the 12-pack for $12. We checked.

It's Midnight Somewhere…

It's Midnight Somewhere…

It’s New Year’s Eve, and we have some drinking suggestions for you.

http://consumerist.com/2008/08/20/new-york-magazine-has-a/

New York magazine has a good write-up of Function Drinks, an “enhanced water” company that has the marketing advantage of being founded by a doctor. Although their nutritional claims appear to be a little more scientifically researched than, say, Vitamin Water, the sugar content is the same, and, as the article points out, there’s still no real consensus on whether antioxidants do any good.

Mystery Of Strange Things Found In Vitamin Water Solved: Harmless Mold

Mystery Of Strange Things Found In Vitamin Water Solved: Harmless Mold

There are two seals in place when the product is manufactured. One seal is a tamper band connected to the cap that separates upon opening the bottle, the other is a vacuum seal that is created during pasteurization. In rare instances, this vacuum seal may be broken. This may typically occur when a bottle experiences high impact due to rough handling through distribution. Air may potentially get into the bottle and mold may then be able to develop. As with any natural product without preservatives, such as bread and fruit, contact with outside air can cause a common mold to form. This is not something that would cause any health issues.

More Gross Stuff Found In Vitamin Water

More Gross Stuff Found In Vitamin Water

Vitamin Water doesn’t just contain vitamins. It also contains gross skin-looking things. Sometimes it even contains gross bodily fluid-looking things. Another picture, and a chance to speculate on what this is, inside.

Gross Skin-Looking Thing Found In Vitamin Water

Gross Skin-Looking Thing Found In Vitamin Water

Jenny writes:

I was just drinking a bottle of Vitamin Water and there was a really gross thing in it. Industrial byproduct? Paper? Human skin? (See attached photos) Any ideas as to how I can figure out what the thing is and if its contact with my tongue is going to kill me? I have emailed the company.

What the heck is that thing?! Another picture, held aloft to the light, inside…

"Try Sperm" Exhorts Vitamin Water Commercial

"Try Sperm" Exhorts Vitamin Water Commercial

UPDATE: Video re-uploaded.