A Qingdao woman aroused the collective nausea of the country on Sunday when she cracked open a store-bought egg and discovered what appeared to be a bloody mess lurking inside. As the story spread, reporters seeking an explanation consulted with the manufacturer, who are claiming it is due to the mother hen menstruating.
The consumer plagued with the sanguinary discovery told reporters she found the “special” egg in a carton of eggs recently purchased from an ordinary supermarket in Qingdao, Shandong. The brand of eggs is 昆虫鸡蛋, or “Insect Eggs,” named for the company’s process of feeding their chickens insects rather than feed.
When reporters questioned the factory, a spokesperson named Zhang replied:
If there’s only a few bad eggs, then we’re sure it’s a special case due to themother hen menstruating.
You don’t need to work on a farm to see the faults in that statement. First of all, chickens do not have…
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