Some Cry Wolf
"Dangerous Metallic Fragments Found in Breakfast Cereals. FDA Exults."
A joint panel of the FDA and Craft Cereals convened late Saturday (after
midnight, in fact), holding a press conference on C-SPAN, ostensibly to
confront the fact that high levels of heavy metals were found in a
variety of breakfast cereals.
Fred Fungus, acting chief of the FDA (short for "fluoride doping
accomplices"), intoned with verve, "Dear America, we told you we were
providing you with all the essential vitamins and minerals, and lots of
Iron. We just didn't tell you how much."
The incredible amount of toxic metal was initially discovered by little
Bobby Porter Jr. at the science fair, as he was testing his experiment
with magnets, while simultaneously eating a bowl of cereal.
Inexplicably, his box of "Wheat-Ease" flakes flew out of his hands and
became, as it were, hermetically linked to the "Magnetron" (it would
take too long to explain). Always insouciant, Little bobby improvised,
and won first place.
The cagey folks at Craft Cereals immediately awarded him a job and a
non-disclosure form, with heavy penalties. But the news had already