Grocery Worker: I Gave Out Semen-Tainted Yogurt

Russell Contreras, MSNBC, October 6, 2011

A grocery store worker accused of handing out a semen-tainted yogurt sample at an Albuquerque market pleaded guilty Thursday.

Under terms of his plea agreement, Anthony Garcia admitted he tainted a sample of the yogurt he was handing out at Sunflower Market in January. He also admitted putting some of his semen on a plastic spoon that he placed with the yogurt.

Garcia then approached a female customer and offered her a sample.

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The woman told police that after tasting the sample, she spit on the floor several times and wiped her mouth on the garment she was wearing to get the taste out of her mouth. Investigators collected samples of the woman’s spit from the floor and took the garment she was wearing as evidence.

Police say Garcia was linked to the yogurt through DNA samples. {snip}

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Garcia faces up to three years of imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. {snip}

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  • Anonymous

    This is the THIRD such story I have read in the last two years about a latino man doing this. One time before it was also yogurt, and in another incident it was in a water bottle. In all three instances, the victims were white women. Think of all the times that no one has been caught!

  • Hirsch

    When I was stationed in Germany, there were Turkish delicatessens all over the cities that made something called Schwarma (basically a Muslim version of the Gyro). They were delicious but rumors about the way they were prepared especially for American servicemen (rumors I won’t really touch on here in the name of decency) scared most of us off the sandwiches.

    This was years before Thilo Sarrazin’s bombshell dropped, or before I was racially-aware. But navigating German streets filled with knife-armed Turks selling hash, where I expected to see Germans in Leiderhosen, made a strong and lasting impression on me.

  • NBJ

    How disgusting. I never take samples from a grocery store, won’t get a salad from an open bar, and actually, our family rarely eat out at all. When we do, it’s at a tiny local cafe where my husband and I personally know the owners. Besides, there’s not much take out that I can’t make ten times better at home.

  • Bill

    He may have gotten the idea from the Reverend Jesse Jackson who has said that he would spit into the food of white people when he worked as a waiter.

  • Aaron

    Just think of how many times they do this, and aren’t dumb enough to put too much of “themselves” in the food/drink, and therefore don’t get caught.

  • June Warren

    Here in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, about 10 years ago, a Mexican kitchen worker apparently defecated in the refried beans at a very popular restaurant. As I recall, several hundred people were sickened. The restaurant closed and never reopened.

    We don’t eat Mexican anymore, and its getting harder and harder to do so since several Mexican restaurants have recently closed!

    ADIOS AMIGOS!

  • Anonymous

    Who knows? He might have done this a 100 times before he got caught? This is why I never take unsealed free samples.

  • Dennis

    I recall extremely clearly an incident about five-seven years ago where a Hispanic high school student in a Chicago suburb ejaculated in the salad dressing in the school cafeteria, can’t remember what punishment he received, though.

  • StandardBearer

    As I suspected, Anthony Garcia doesn’t resemble Andy Garcia.

  • Lauren

    From June Warren:

    We don’t eat Mexican anymore, and its getting harder and harder to do so since several Mexican restaurants have recently closed!

    ADIOS AMIGOS!

    _________

    After reading that Trichinosis can lead to Epilepsy, and that unwashed hands and improperly washed raw vegetables can spread the disease, we decided we’d had our last Taco Salads.

    Then, our Mayor went on a crime-busting spree, which sort of fanned-out from an investigation of a Mexican restaurant in our town. Turns out an entire CRIMINAL NETWORK was run from Mexican restaurants scattered across our state. Infiltration by Mexican Drug Rings was being hidden by those restaurants (Great Money-Laundering opportunity, too!). Obviously, you couldn’t drag me into one of those places, now.

    I think a lot of people have figured that out. And plenty more are simply sick of everything Mexican. A friend says he buys nothing with a Spanish name, as a form of protest. Sounds like a pretty good idea. The votes we make with our spending habits are the only ones that seem to count at all, these days…

  • James Watt

    I got sick eating out three times in south florida. This has caused

    me to learn to cook.

  • Anonymous

    Then, our Mayor went on a crime-busting spree, which sort of fanned-out from an investigation of a Mexican restaurant in our town. Turns out an entire CRIMINAL NETWORK was run from Mexican restaurants scattered across our state. Infiltration by Mexican Drug Rings was being hidden by those restaurants (Great Money-Laundering opportunity, too!). Obviously, you couldn’t drag me into one of those places, now.

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    You are so right about that poster! There are so many mexican restaurants that have little business and it is obvious that it was just a front for their criminal network and money laundering scams. That goes for the Chinese and Indian restaurants also.

  • The Mighty Pen

    The perp in the water bottle case, Michael Lallana, is not a latino but appears to be Asian, probably filipino.

    Check out the photo here: http://goo.gl/R5SH

  • Anonymous

    Call me extreme but anyone who does something as vile as that needs to be destroyed.

    It’s time to start taking out the trash and let’s start with our penal institutions full of murderers and murderous sex offenders.

    Kumbaya time is over. Assemble the firing squads.

  • Weiss

    It baffles me upto this day, why do many Americans like Mexican food which for the most part tastes from bad to atbest average. I find Italian & German food very appealling to the palate. Amongst the exotic food I enjoy, I like Mediterranean, middle eastern & some Indian & Thai food. Another place one should avoid are those Chinese & Vietnamese restaurants. As such I find Chinese food unappealing.

  • Anonymous

    If you want ethnic food for dinner, you really can’t go wrong with Italian, German, or French.

    Forget eating at places where the cucarachas work and eat, because you are only looking for trouble.

  • Anonymous

    If you are going to eat Mexican..choose a taqueria with an open kitchen.

  • Periapsis

    I got deathly sick years ago at a Mexican restaurant, and ever since I will never eat at any Mexican restaurant ever again.

  • Reality

    I never accept anything to eat or drink from a non-white. Never. Stories like this are why. Their kind can’t be trusted.

  • James

    This reminds me of an incident on the local news a few years back where a black was caught masturbating in the mayonnaise at a McDonalds and then preparing meals with it.

    Evidently he had been doing this for quite a while.

  • (AWG) Average White Guy

    Anyone besides me notice there are no (or very few) black or African ethnic restaurants?

  • (AWG) Average White Guy

    Besides tainting food, a few Mexican restaurants also have a reputation for stealing credit card information.

  • Anonymous

    Grotesque and malicious! Are some of these people so sex-crazed or starved that they resort to deviant activity as this? I’m no prude but it seems that so many Spanish-language TV channels that I blunder upon are filled with lascivious behavior, outrageously flimsy outfits on women and scores of love triangles or worse!