Ridiculous Warning Labels for the Moronic and Law Suit Happy

 I’m always curious about the assumed IQ’s of those who consume certain products. If the producers thought they were dealing with a target audience that had more common sense than say….Amelia Bedelia then they wouldn’t print such ludicrous instructions on packaging.

I just opened a container of Bonta Emilliane cheese gnocchi, flipped it over to find the cooking directions and laughed out loud reading “remove from package before consuming.” Really? I shouldn’t just aggressively sink my incisors into the thick plastic that encases the dumplings? Was this an actual problem in test markets? I can imagine the dialog.

“The product seems to be well received…so well in fact, that test groups are eating it… package and all…

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5 Responses to Ridiculous Warning Labels for the Moronic and Law Suit Happy

  1. Nikki says:

    You mean you're not supposed to fold your kid up in the stroller? Crap. Now you tell me!


  2. barbsblast says:

    These are hilarious – and depressing in their infinite stupidity! LOL


  3. Sharon says:

    People tell me I have big mouth, but even I don't think a toilet brush will fit inside. Don't ever underestimate stupidity.
    Before selling The Deep End of the Ocean Jacquline Michard wrote warnings to make a living.


  4. Marti says:

    The dental drill one is particularly disturbing.

    Thanks for the giggles!


  5. Nick says:

    Hey, don't knock silica gel. It's crunchy and low fat.


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