Woman finds rat inside her popsicle, demands 50,000 yuan in compensation

Chinese companies are really starting to go overboard with all their popsicle flavorings

Shanghaiist.com
Apr 26, 2018 · 2 min read

A woman in Jiangsu’s Huai’an city was shocked on Tuesday to find that her popsicle contained an unusual and unwelcome special ingredient.

After taking a few bites, the woman surnamed Yang noticed that that there was something hairy inside her popsicle. Thinking it might be a caterpillar, she called her friend over for a look.

That brave friend tried to pull the “caterpillar” out of the popsicle, but found that it was stuck tight. Only then did they realize that what they were looking at was in fact a tail. A rat’s tail.

While she may have been revolted at first, Yang soon realized that what she was looking at was also an opportunity.

Afterward, she went back to the supermarket she had bought the popsicle from, demanding compensation. At first, the owner tried offering her dozens of popsicles as compensation. When that didn’t work — for obvious reasons — he offered cash inside, starting with 800 yuan, he eventually went all the way up to 2,000 yuan, according to Btime.com.

However, Yang was still unsatisfied with that amount, instead demanding 50,000 yuan in compensation for biting into the rat-flavored popsicle.

Unfortunately for her, when she later visited the local regulatory authority, she was informed that the most that she could receive in compensation for a case like this was 1,000 yuan.

Watch on QQ video.

Still, just think of all the popsicles that money could buy!

[Images via Btime.com]

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