Maggot in Salad ?

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Old Mar 12, 19, 3:32 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyingUnderTheRadar View Post
Looking at the video, I do not believe that to be a maggot but some other bug. That bug appears to be crawling whereas maggots slither. That said Delta should have given $100 not $50 in compensation.
Unlike the normal flyertalk pickiness I'd say its an important distinction. I'd be upset about a bug in my food, but I'd be absolutely mortified at a maggot in my food.
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Old Mar 12, 19, 3:34 pm
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Originally Posted by Yellowjj View Post
That does appear to be a maggot based on the movement and body contractions though.
Heyy, who you callin' a maggot, buddy?!?!?

Originally Posted by Maestro Ramen View Post
If it had been a roach...
Who you callin' a cockroach, dude?!?!?

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Old Mar 12, 19, 6:42 pm
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I actually think it looks like a baby catipillar
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Old Mar 12, 19, 7:19 pm
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That doesn't look maggoty to me. Just some bug. I'd have grabbed my compensation and probably finished the salad.
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Old Mar 12, 19, 8:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Frogbone View Post
I'm surprised this hasn't been covered yet ....

https://liveandletsfly.boardingarea..../delta-maggot/
That's hard to swallow
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So gross
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Old Mar 12, 19, 10:53 pm
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Originally Posted by AANYC1981 View Post
So gross
If you think so you had REALLY better refrain from eating anything you have not prepared from fresh raw materials yourself. A previous poster linked to the FDA's acceptable contamination levels.... fascinating reading. Of course food quality is generally MUCH better today than at any other time in history....at least now contaminants are almost always accidental (bugs etc falling into preparation vats , commercial kneading bowls and so on) rather than the purposeful adulteration (with cheaper and sometimes dangerous ingredients) that was endemic in earlier times....
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Old Mar 13, 19, 2:49 am
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I thought salads where supposed to be healthy... oh well a little extra protein never hurts
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Was it a maggot salad?
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Old Mar 13, 19, 6:31 am
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DL should have charged extra for the optional protein which was added to the salad course.

BTW, is a maggot part of a paleo diet?
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Old Mar 13, 19, 8:16 am
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Originally Posted by MSPeconomist View Post
DL should have charged extra for the optional protein which was added to the salad course.

BTW, is a maggot part of a paleo diet?
I'm sure Paleolithic humanity ate maggots, so I think it is paleo. As a bonus, the maggot is keto friendly, thus it is consistent with multiple diet types.

The rule-of-thumb I learned in survival was 6 or fewer limbs means it is edible. So snakes on the plane--no problem, edible. Spiders on the plane--no thanks, not edible.
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Old Mar 13, 19, 8:57 am
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Could be worse...

Doctors remove 50 maggots from man’s nose

https://www.foxnews.com/health/docto...from-mans-nose

And it gets even worse:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...egs/441064002/

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Old Mar 13, 19, 9:14 am
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Originally Posted by trooper View Post
If you think so you had REALLY better refrain from eating anything you have not prepared from fresh raw materials yourself. A previous poster linked to the FDA's acceptable contamination levels.... fascinating reading. Of course food quality is generally MUCH better today than at any other time in history....at least now contaminants are almost always accidental (bugs etc falling into preparation vats , commercial kneading bowls and so on) rather than the purposeful adulteration (with cheaper and sometimes dangerous ingredients) that was endemic in earlier times....
It can still be gross to someone and within the FDA acceptable levels.
Personally I would be put off by the whole ordeal but wouldn't be that big of a deal at the end of the day. $50 compensation would be fine in my book.
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Old Mar 13, 19, 9:26 am
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Originally Posted by Bonehead View Post
The issue is that they were not medical professionals and were not using medical maggots: https://www.monarchlabs.com/mdt
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Old Mar 13, 19, 9:31 am
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Originally Posted by FlyingUnderTheRadar View Post
The issue is that they were not medical professionals and were not using medical maggots: https://www.monarchlabs.com/mdt
I had no idea...
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