October 17, 2021

LSD on Walmart Steak in Tampa Sickens Pregnant Woman and Family

SteakDoctors in Tampa induced labor on a woman who was nine months pregnant and hospitalized the rest of her family this week after they became ill from unknowingly eating a Walmart steak laced with LSD, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The family was treated and released from the hospital including the newborn baby who appears to be healthy, Tamps Police Chief Jane Castor said at a news conference.

The family, who had just moved to the neighborhood, cooked their first meal in their new home on Monday night. Shortly thereafter, the father became quite ill and the family rushed him to St. Joseph’s Hospital.  After they arrived at the hospital the mother and two children began experiencing hallucinations. Both children had to be intubated and the mother was taken to St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital where doctors induced labor. LSD can cause birth defects, but doctors were optimistic that the because the pregnancy had nearly reached full term, the baby would be healthy.

Tests revealed Friday that the steak and the packaging contained traces of LSD. It is not clear where the product tampering occurred. The steaks, sold at the Walmart at 1501 N Dale Mabry Highway, were prepackaged on sealed trays from Cargill. The store removed all of the product and turned it over for testing to the county medical examiner’s office.

“We want answers, and we’re committed to working with officials to get to the bottom of this,” Walmart spokeswoman Dianna Gee told The Times. “We have been in touch with our supplier, and they tell us they have no reports of similar incidents,” she said. “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.”



  1. Tami K. Hastings says

    I’m sitting here shaking my head. Please help us, God.

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