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Old 02-21-2009, 03:19 PM   #1
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Bad mayonnaise???

I called the supermarket and they did not know.
The manufacturer does not answer calls on Saturdays.

I bought new mayonnaise that is 6-18months from expiry and noticed a whole bunch of orange smaller than pinhead dots in it. In total I could see 20+ looking from outside the jar. I the jar is brand new.

Is this normal?
What are these orange dots?

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Old 02-21-2009, 05:08 PM   #2
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Whatever they are, it is not normal. If you still have your receipt return it to the store for a refund or new jar. If its a major brand you could wait and talk to them directly and get an answer and maybe get some coupons for some free jars.
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Old 02-21-2009, 05:11 PM   #3
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Just because the date is still coming up, doesn't mean it isn't bad. I've bought a lot of mayo in my time and it's never had orange dots in it. It was probably stored incorrectly at some point along the way.
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Old 02-21-2009, 05:13 PM   #4
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Thank you.

I will have to remind the store to remove the items from the shelf.

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Old 02-21-2009, 06:30 PM   #5
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It could be bacteria colonies - some bacteria are orange, I don't have my bac-t books so I can't look them up and it's been too long to remember which strains they are.
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