Yogurt Cups Harming Skunk Population

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Yoplait yogurt has evidently been posing a risk to wildlife due to the product’s tapered cup and foil lid, with animal advocates citing an especially high death toll among skunks whose muzzles get stuck in the containers and suffocate, a problem that Yoplait has allegedly known about since 1998 but has done little to address. What do you think?

“Armed with this new information, how can I responsibly continue to enjoy yogurt around skunks?”

Larry Matheson • Drapery Installer

“You’re naive if you thought Thick and Creamy Key Lime Pie wasn’t going to have consequences.”

Dirk Slocum • Deal Sealer


“1998 was a crazy year for everyone.”

Shayla Gilbert • Head Barista