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Dead moth in my Easyway drink

By ninjadog - 31 December 2011 12

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I found a dead moth inside my Easyway drink that I bought from Easyway stall at Westfield Belconnen.

Pharmacist at Macquarie Discount Pharmacy advised me that  it is not harmful but I am still feeling queasy.

I am thinking of making a complaint so that it does not happen to other people. Who would be the correct authority/regulators to deal with such issues?

Thank you for your advice.

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Dead moth in my Easyway drink
rbw 9:11 pm 31 Dec 11

From http://www.tams.act.gov.au/play/pcl/heritage/aboriginal_heritage_in_the_act/bogong_moth_story

Bogong Moths were an important source of protein for Aboriginal people [within and around Canberra]. Some say the moths were roasted in hot ashes to burn off the wings and legs, then mashed into a ‘moth meat’ which had a nutty walnut taste.

canberryjam 7:43 pm 31 Dec 11

LMAO @waitingforGodot

Waiting For Godot 5:37 pm 31 Dec 11

Diner: What is this moth doing in my drink?
Waiter: The backstroke, sir

Yeah, I know it’s an old joke but I couldn’t resist.

Deref 3:59 pm 31 Dec 11

poetix said :

Just let bogongs be bogongs.

🙂 Gold.

astrojax 3:11 pm 31 Dec 11

poetix said :

Just let bogongs be bogongs.

very poetic.

and the hapless thing is clearly the party overflow, so patently part of any good-time beverage. poor everyone else who missed out. at least you didn’t choke on the toppings – phew!

bogongs are actually quite tasty; de-wing them and saute them in a bit of butter. mmmmm…

Stevian 1:23 pm 31 Dec 11

Keep quiet or everyone will want one

gentoopenguin 11:23 am 31 Dec 11

poetix said :

Just let bogongs be bogongs.

+1 The winning witty comment on this otherwise useless thread.

Agree with another poster, the person should have just gone back to EasyWay rather than posting on the interwebs. And why drag poor Macquarie Discount Pharmacy into this??

TheDancingDjinn 11:17 am 31 Dec 11

Kath said :

They’re a good source of protein. I’d only worry if I thought it had been sprayed with bug spray – dreadful stuff.

I hope you told the shop first so they could check their other cups?

Also a great source of calcium – maggies need a high calcium diet, thats why they eat insects such as these and many others.

wont hurt you – you could have taken it back. im sure they would have given you another drink and been appologetic, rather than you just putting s*** on them using a internet forum.

poetix 10:59 am 31 Dec 11

Just let bogongs be bogongs.

Kath 10:50 am 31 Dec 11

They’re a good source of protein. I’d only worry if I thought it had been sprayed with bug spray – dreadful stuff.

I hope you told the shop first so they could check their other cups?

nobody 10:02 am 31 Dec 11

Did you check the EasyWay website to see if it’s part of any current promotions?

matt31221 9:35 am 31 Dec 11

My cat eats moths off the glass sliding door, most nights. They don’t hurt her, and my two dogs have joined in recently too. I imagine they contain many crunchy vitamins and minerals. Free moth – I’d be cheering!

But yeah if you wanted to complain try calling Canberra Connect and asking for ACT Health protection service(? is that the right name?). Canberra connect will direct you.

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