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Couple find dead shrew in packet of crisps

shrew kettle chips crisps kettle foods john hughes elinor hughes mouse conwy valley

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 01:09 PM

A dead animal found in a packet of Kettle Chips has been identified as a shrew and not a mouse as first thought.

An in-depth probe by Kettle Foods has also found that the animal did not get into the bag when the crisps were being packaged.

The grim discovery was made by John Hughes and his wife Elinor whilst they were munching their way through a bag at their Conwy Valley home.

http://www.dailypost...m-tests-6807492

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 01:17 PM

Surely there are better ways to tame a shrew.  :(


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 01:31 PM

Aren't Walkers running a competition for a new flavour crisp?

Dead Shrew flavour has a nice ring to it...

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 01:39 PM

Did they have to pay extra for that?...


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 01:42 PM

This kind of manipulation seems to become quite popular to put a blame on some food companies/stores I think.

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 01:44 PM

View PostTaun, on 13 March 2014 - 01:39 PM, said:

Did they have to pay extra for that?...

If you're as shrewd as those folks you can get one for free and sell the story to the media.  Win/win!


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 01:49 PM

A shrewd person might suspect that when the chips were first opened,  the waft of air emerging from the packet might have been a clue that something was not quite right...


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 07:19 PM

Well thank goodness it was a shrew and not a mouse.


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 07:28 PM

Did the shrew die from eating the crisps?

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 07:32 PM

View Postjules99, on 13 March 2014 - 01:49 PM, said:

A shrewd person might suspect that when the chips were first opened,  the waft of air emerging from the packet might have been a clue that something was not quite right...
i totally agree!


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 07:58 PM

View Postjules99, on 13 March 2014 - 01:49 PM, said:

A shrewd person might suspect that when the chips were first opened,  the waft of air emerging from the packet might have been a clue that something was not quite right...

Unless it was deep fried to a crispy crunch!...


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 08:18 PM

View PostTaun, on 13 March 2014 - 07:58 PM, said:

Unless it was deep fried to a crispy crunch!...
it looks fairly fluffy and un-deepfried in the pic


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 08:20 PM

oh, that poor shrew.


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 08:20 PM

View PostTaun, on 13 March 2014 - 07:58 PM, said:

Unless it was deep fried to a crispy crunch!...

They might have just eaten it if that was the case.


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 08:20 PM

View PostJGirl, on 13 March 2014 - 08:18 PM, said:

it looks fairly fluffy and un-deepfried in the pic

I have to admit i get a chuckle out of your current avatar...





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