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Thinking about how too many soup can mousetraps made from Campbell’s Soup cans might tend to be detrimental to that company’s branding, I wondered if there was any other news about Campbell’s Soup and mice.
Well, yes. In 2013 a Detroit woman discovered (what she thought was) a mouse in an unopened can of Campbell’s soup. (video below)
Once the company obtained the can for analysis, however, it was determined that it was merely mold that the woman had found in the product. Not sure whether that fully vindicates the brand, but we’ll assume that a higher percentage of consumers find mold less disgusting than dead rodents.
(Another tin can mousetrap, after the fold…) [Read more…]