Extra Poop With Your Turkey Burger?

Deutsch: Veganer Burger mit Pommes vom Restaur...

Deutsch: Veganer Burger mit Pommes vom Restaurant “Kopfeck” in München (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Oh wait. What? You are not actually asking me, if I want more poop in my burger? There already IS poop or “fecal matter”or disease causing germs like “salmonella” or “staph” IN my turkey burger? Funny, I didn’t see those items listed on the ingredients, did you?  Well, I certainly don’t feel guilty munching on my cheddar cheese all beef burger with carmelized onions now. Of all things you had to find in turkey burgers, you found poop? I’m sorry but that is downright disgusting.

I don’t know what to eat anymore. I thought I was being heart healthy by ordering a lower fat turkey burger but turkey burger with “fecal matter” no thank you. Just mention a turkey burger now and I start retching. Will I ever eat a turkey burger again? I really can’t say besides how did this actually happen?  More importantly, how long has it been going on and why wasn’t it inspected properly?

My beef cheeseburger was served with delicious, well done,well seasoned thin french fries. I ate about three or four of them, I’m not much of a french fry girl. If I had to pick food that most people enjoy but that I could easily live without? My pick would be french fries. (Dessert is another matter altogether. I could not give up dessert.)In front of me are a pound of rainbow cookies, (Rainbow cookies have thin layers of marzipan, cake and jelly ) that I bought for my husband’s birthday.) I also bought him a brownie topped with chocolate ganache  that he “forgot” to eat. Okay buddy, that sucker is going to get stale if I don’t remind you; I’m just doing you a service, always happy to help out, hon.

Tricolor cookies

Tricolor cookies (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When I get stuck on something (not that I am stubborn or anything) I just can’t go back that easily. There was a dead bee in my Greek salad years ago and I couldn’t return to that restaurant  for years. What is safe? I guess veggie burgers are still approved… Here’s the thing, what once was considered “safe”,  before becomes questionable, how soon can we trust that it’s truly safe this time? My solution? I can always eat rainbow cookies, they may have a little food coloring in them but I can’t imagine there’s any fecal matter. When will I be able to trust that there is no poop in my turkey burger? I have no idea, maybe I’ll wait and see and eat rainbow cookies until I am very, very, sure.

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One thought on “Extra Poop With Your Turkey Burger?

  1. Sad to say but there is a certain amount of fecal matter allowed in most food…and no it’s not on the label. After looking at the FDA allowed list…well if you are squeamish you don’t want to know what they allow in our foods…at “acceptable levels”.
    Things like rodent hair and feces, mammalian feces, maggots, fruit flies, sticks, stones……and the amount of mold they alllow…ewww.

    each category of food has different amounts and different things they are allowed to have in them and still be considered “safe” for human consumption.

    Now that I’ve completely grossed you out and you will never eat again. Remember, most of these things carry just a small about of bacteria that is killed in the cooking process.
    (I’m much less likely to eat raw food, and stay away from processed food I can’t wash before cooking. I’ve also found I like to know the farmer who raises the meat I eat. Maybe it’s just me, but being able to go to the farm and see the animals aren’t crowed and are kept clean and happy…it makes a difference to me….to bad it’s more expensive.)

    Hope you aren’t too grossed out. I think I grossed myself out though.

    : ) wendy

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