McDonald's Shrek Recall Is Just What Ogre Would Have Wanted

Unless you enjoy the taste of Cadmium with your McDonald's fare, take note. The fast-food giant recalled 12 million glasses tied in with the current film Shrek Ever After.

Now, children being exposed to toxins is not funny — but hear us out. Because the notion of humans — and big business — being menaced by Shrek-related paraphernalia is actually eerily fitting to the plot of the current movie. In it, the big green ogre laments that he's become a staid family man, and pines for the days when he could behave like a “real ogre,” and scare the bejeezus out of people.

Well, there you go. Also, there's a local tie-in to this ogre of a recall:

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