14 Disastrous And Delicious Food Spills

This week a truck full of ketchup had a bloody-looking crash in Reno. What is it about food that just asks to be smeared all over a highway?

1. Ketchup in Reno, Nevada

ID: 947196

February 28, 2013: A truck carrying 42,000 pounds of Heinz ketchup crashed in Reno, spilling the ketchup all over the highway. Snow plows were used to clean up the accident.

ID: 947270

2. Brown Cheese in Norway

ID: 862563

January 22, 2013: A tunnel in Norway closed down for multiple days when the 59,000 pounds of brown cheese it was carrying burst into flames.

ID: 862573

3. Raspberry Puree in Portland, Oregon

ID: 830813

January 22, 2013: A truck full of raspberry purée flipped over in Portland. The purée was going to be used to make yogurt.

ID: 830824

4. Cranberries in Kronenwetter, Wisconsin

ID: 839261

October 16, 2012: A truck carrying 52,000 pounds of cranberries split open in Wisconsin.

ID: 839864

5. Budweiser in Frederick-Montgomery County, Maryland

ID: 839254

July 26, 2012: Between 50,000 and 77,000 pounds of Budweiser spilled on the interstate in truck accident.

ID: 837075

6. Sardines, Poland

ID: 938780

July 12, 2012: 24 tons of sardines were spilled on a road in Poland when the driver forgot to close the back door to his truck.

ID: 938808

7. Watermelon in Chicago, Illinois

ID: 839259

July 9, 2012: A truck crash spilled 49, 000 pounds of watermelon on the road in Chicago.

ID: 839848

8. Maple Syrup in Kentucky

ID: 836953

June 7, 2012: Maple syrup spilled all over the highway when the driver of the truck hit Butermilk pike overpass in Ohio. Mm hmm, Buttermilk pike overpass.

ID: 836899

9. Tomato Paste in Modesto, California

ID: 836986

February 5, 2012: A flatbed truck carrying tomato paste spilled its goods on a highway in California. Shovels and street sweepers were used to clean up the bloody looking mess.

ID: 836998

10. Chobani Yogurt in Chenango, New York

ID: 829614

May 15, 2012: 96,000 servings of yogurt were lost in a truck accident.

ID: 829653

11. Edy’s Ice Cream in Fort Wayne, Indiana

ID: 829583

December 23, 2011: A trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of Edy’s Ice Cream tipped over in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The flavors included vanilla and caramel praline crunch.

ID: 829606

12. Hamburger Patties near Salt Lake City, Utah

ID: 837031

February 17, 2009: A truck accident near Salt Lake City spilled 40,000 pounds of hamburger patties.

ID: 839199

13. Frozen Baked Goods and Bratwurst in Tazewell County, Illinois

ID: 837068

October 13, 2011: A truck carrying 20 tons of frozen baked goods and bratwurst spilled its cargo in an accident.

ID: 837069

14. Doritos in Outer Banks, North Carolina

ID: 839200

November 30, 2006: Thousands of bags of Doritos washed up in the Outer Banks of North Carolina when a ship lost one of its cargo containers. They were apparently still good due to their air tight packaging.

ID: 839202

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