Man Finds Dead Mouse in Mountain Dew, Sues Pepsi Co. Pepsi Co. Argues That Mice Dissolve in Mountain Dew.

And they would know, wouldn't they? In 2009, a man found a dead mouse in his can of Mountain Dew and sued the company. The company argued that the claim is impossible, as no mouse corpse could have survived the corrosive effects of that drink:

An Illinois man sued Pepsi in 2009 after he claims he "spat out the soda to reveal a dead mouse," the Madison County Record reports. He claims he sent the mouse to Pepsi, which then "destroyed" the remains after he allowed them to test it, according to his complaint. Most shudder-worthy, however, is that Pepsi's lawyers also found experts to testify, based on the state of the remains sent to them that, "the mouse would have dissolved in the soda had it been in the can from the time of its bottling until the day the plaintiff drank it," according to the Record. (It would have become a "jelly-like substance," according to Pepsi, adds LegalNewsline.) This seems like a winning-the-battle-while-surrendering-the-war kind of strategy that hinges on winning the argument that "our product is essentially a can of battery acid."


Under this argument, if there had been a mouse corpse in the can of Mountain Dew that you're holding right now, you'd never know.

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Hi I am a 100% true mountain dew drinker I dont believe it. I drink a 20oz daily so no matter wat mountain do is the be. So for the ones that's unhappy with their drink but im satified....Drink more mountain dew...
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Where I live, it's not uncommon to see Mountain Dew in baby bottles. Walk into any convenience store, and if they have five refrigerators of soft drinks, three of them will be filled with Mountain Dew. It's no wonder Kentucky has such a low tooth per person ratio.

Meanwhile, I still have ALL my coffee-stained teeth.
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This is more then likely some guy trying to scam a major corporation like that woman that found a thumb in her Wendy's chili or the guy that found a chicken head in his chicken nuggets at McDs. All were eventually found to be scams.
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