Walmart meat laced with LSD sends pregnant woman to hospital


A Walmart in Tampa, Florida sold meat laced with LSD to a family of four who were all hospitalized, including a woman who was nine months pregnant.  Due to the interaction with LSD, doctors induced labor to spare her newborn any undue harm.

Ronnie Morales, 24, and his girlfriend Jessica Rosado, 31, along with her two children, ages 6 and 7, all experienced hallucinations from eating the tainted bottom round steak on March, 3 2014.  Morales was the first to become sick, and he was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital by Rosado.  While at the hospital Rosado began to hallucinate as well, and doctors decided to induce labor.

Rosado’s children, both female, also were subjected to LSD and both were said to have also experienced hallucinations.

If one wasn’t sure of the time period, it may appear that the year is 1960 and Dr. Timothy Leary may have been conducting a bizarre social experiment.  However Tampa Police are investigating the matter, with their eyes suspecting an unseemly worker, rather than a meat packer.  To blame such a task on a worker seems counter intuitive.  LSD is expensive, and Walmart workers are paid a nill wage.  What type of worker would waste several day’s wages to soak a steak with LSD?  Such questions are fair game to ask.

In response to the tainted meat the Tampa Walmart made the decision to pull all meat items from the shelves until a proper investigation is completed.  So far preliminary results show that just the single package of round steak was tainted.

The impacted family members have all been released from the hospital with a clean bill of health, and instead of a group of four, they now find themselves as five.

Walmart issued an official statement regarding this incident:

“Like everyone else in the community, we are deeply disturbed about this situation and we are taking it very seriously. We want answers and we’re committed to working with officials to get to the bottom of this.

We know our customers expect safe, quality food and we require our suppliers to meet the highest of food safety standards. It’s unclear where and how the food was tampered with or if the tampering occurred after purchase. However, out of an abundance of caution, we have pulled the remaining product from the store.

We have been in touch with our supplier and they tell us they have no reports of similar incidents. We are also reviewing our store’s surveillance video to see if we can find any information that might assist in the investigation. At this point, we’re not aware of any suspicious activity.”