20 Most Deadly Things Found in Halloween Candy
It’s almost Halloween again, and the kids are gearing up to put on their favorite ghost and witch outfits and roam the streets in search of candy. It’s around this time of year that parents need to start thinking about the safety of their kids, too. Every year, we hear horror stories about the bizarre things that have been found in Halloween candy – and while it’s important to maintain trust in our local communities, it’s also essential to take a look at everything your kids pick up on their Trick or Treat travels.
Until then, we can indulge in some of the crazy stories that have occurred over the years. Some are seriously well known, while others appear to be stories popping up across social media and YouTube. Let’s take a look at the 20 most deadly things that have been found in Halloween candy!
1. Razor Blades
Razor blades seem to be a recurring theme when it comes to weird things found in Halloween candy. There was a story out of Minneola, Florida, of a 15-year-old boy claiming he had found a razor blade in his candy. It’s said that the kid actually found the candy on the ground and assumed another child had dropped it. So, he went ahead and picked up the candy and took it home.
When his responsible mom started separating all the candy, she saw a Three Musketeers candy bar that seemed to have something wedged inside. What she found was apparently a razor blade that had been inserted and hidden under the chocolate.
Another story says that in Buffalo, New York, a woman found a shard of glass that had been delicately placed inside of a Tootsie Roll, which certainly isn’t the easiest thing to do. The woman was celebrating Halloween with her family, but luckily managed to see the glass inside the candy before she ate it. A lucky escape!
There were rumors sweeping the country in 2007 that meth was being found in many different candies. An email from Special Agent Todd Coleman warned that the methamphetamine drug was being inserted into candies to transport across America, but since then, there have been multiple claims that this was a myth. It’s frightening nonetheless.