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Pa. grocery store pitches $35,000 worth
of food after woman coughs on it

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Posted By: Ribicon, 3/26/2020 11:15:03 AM

Hanover Twp.—According to Gerrity’s Supermarkets co-owner Joe Fasula, one woman’s attempt at a prank will cost the store over $35,000 worth of produce. In a post uploaded to the Gerrity’s Facebook page on Wednesday, Fasula says that a woman known in the Hanover Township area as a “chronic problem in the community” entered the Luzerne County store around 2:20 p.m. and proceeded to cough all over the produce section, as well as parts of the bakery, meat case and grocery. The woman was removed from the store as quickly as possible by Gerrity’s employees, and Fasula says that he’s been in contact

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$35,000 worth of food during a time of scarcity is a small price to pay versus the many proven benefits of having homeless people with dangerous mental illnesses wandering freely in public.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jebediah 3/26/2020 11:21:05 AM (No. 358564)
How is this any different than yelling fire in a crowded building. This woman should be prosecuted!!!!! And what of the store, losing all that $....who will make THEM whole. PROSECUTE HER!!!!!!!!!!!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: voxpopuli 3/26/2020 11:22:28 AM (No. 358570)
nothing in the article indicates that this DEMOCRAT is in jail yet.. why do i believe the whole thing is a MSM/EU/SOROS/DEM hoax..
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Reply 3 - Posted by: berthabutt 3/26/2020 11:32:09 AM (No. 358584)
So the store has sanitizers, to wipe down all common surfaces ,but couldn't figure out a way to wipe off merchandise? There's video going round FB of a surgeon demonstrating how to use clean practices when bringing in any groceries and getting the bags and packaging that others have handled away from 'clean' containers; like throwing out outer cereal or product boxes to keep the inner, untouched plastic wrap clean. Common sense is being murdered by fear in this outbreak. This woman should be given mandatory toilet cleaning in jail for her sentence. What a pig.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 3/26/2020 11:33:53 AM (No. 358589)
She needs to be held financially responsible.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Clinger 3/26/2020 11:42:39 AM (No. 358607)
Can you test a severed ear?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 3/26/2020 11:50:45 AM (No. 358619)
Another person who should be in a mental institution permanently.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: HotRod 3/26/2020 12:24:10 PM (No. 358668)
Re #3: I'm sure they could, and did, wipe down canned items, but meat, produce, and baked items can't be contaminated with sanitizer.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Venturer 3/26/2020 12:27:34 PM (No. 358675)
Wash it down with Hydrogen Peroxide an give it to me, I would eat it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna 3/26/2020 12:32:15 PM (No. 358687)
My BS detector is beeping like the fish finders on 'Wicked Tuna'. $35 grand worth of baked goods would fill the Super Dome. Someone is over-playing their hand.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Chuzzles 3/26/2020 1:09:07 PM (No. 358752)
Prosecute her for terrorism. We still have the Patriot Act, right? Plus didn't Trump or somebody say at one of the briefings that willfully spreading bodily fluids in an attempt to sicken others should indeed be prosecuted? What is the matter with that DA, that their office is brushing off the seriousness of this? Yet their city hall and governor is probably looking at curtailing the rights of healthy people to stop them from conducting their business.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Chuzzles 3/26/2020 1:10:22 PM (No. 358754)
You cannot successfully wash this stuff off of fresh produce, but they probably could off of packaged meats and foodstuffs on the shelves. Everyone seems to be afraid of lawsuits right now I guess.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: JimBob 3/26/2020 3:36:00 PM (No. 358934)
Load it all up, deliver it to her house, and SEND HER A BILL FOR ALL OF IT!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Pam 3/26/2020 3:48:17 PM (No. 358947)
Run UV light over the potentially contaminated product. Kill the bugs. Don't lose the product. Dumb move to throw it away. It's called irradiation and is done regularly.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 3/26/2020 9:31:52 PM (No. 359252)
Another liberal puke.
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