Your poo says a lot about you, or at least that’s the fear of hypochondriacs everywhere. If it’s brown, you flush it down, but if it’s green you make a scene (esp. if you’re the paranoid sort).
Naturally, that’s exactly what horrified Burger King customers have been doing after discovering that the chain’s slate black Halloween Whopper has been turning their poop the color of bile.
The spookiest thing about Burger King’s new Halloween Whopper? There’s the very real chance it will turn your poop neon green. #greenpoop
— Anthony J. Rapino (@AnthonyJRapino) October 2, 2015
Apparently it’s, like, really green…
— Rocko Ostolaza (@rockoide) October 5, 2015
Unfortunately, some people have even taken photos of their poo and posted it (proceed at your own risk):
— FPlus (@FPlusPS3) October 1, 2015
Thankfully, our country’s venerable journalistic institutions are ON IT.
Their verdict? Food dye. “The most likely explanation is always the simplest one, and we’re putting our money on green dye,” writes Washington Post science editor Rachel Feltman.
Excremental mystery solved! (Now can people please stop posting pictures of their poop? The Internet has enough crap already; we don’t need to see yours).