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Egg in … popcorn?
Sunday, 8 Jun, 2008 – 5:55 | Comments Off

Originally publish June 3, 2007, thehive.modbee.com

I learned again this weekend that you can never let your guard down for one second when it comes to reading labels. Obviously, I needed the reminder, because I almost screwed up, bad.

Friday is movie night at our house, and that means popcorn and Rice Krispie treats. It’d been a long day this Friday, with sick, cranky kids and one more errand than good sense dictated was smart. So I grabbed a box of Act II Movie Theatre Butter microwave corn, threw it in the cart and went on my way.

For some reason, when I got home, label-reading paranoia kicked in. I read the ingredients first, and everything was OK. But then, in the separate allergens warning at the bottom: Contains egg, fish, milk.

Milk I can