At least one person reportedly ate the dog food without noticing a difference.


Meals-on-Wheels-Like Charity Apologizes for Serving Dog Food to Senior Citizens

German charity Osnabrücker Tafel delivers meals to the needy, and volunteers accidentally served dog food to their patrons

We know some people like to feed their dogs high-end food, but this seems a bit ridiculous. German charity Osnabrücker Tafel, similar to the American Meals-on-Wheels, delivers food to the needy — especially senior citizens.

The charity recently apologized after dog food was delivered accidentally to multiple clients. At least one person ate the food without realizing a difference, but another was allegedly put off by the strong aroma, according to The Telegraph.

"We are extremely sorry about the mix-up. Due to this incident, we will advise all stations within our operations to in the future go over and check groceries more carefully,” Dieter Möllmann, head of the charity told a local paper.

The dog food is thought to have made its way into the food supply by volunteers who mistook the fancy packaging, which made it look like it was food intended for human consumption. Although we’re sure that any photos of paw prints or canine friends may have been a tip-off.

The food was actually manufactured by a company called Santaniello and came in a glass jar labeled “venison and potatoes with garden vegetables.” The owner of the company told The Telegraph that the food is “completely harmless to people,” and often eats samples himself to prove their high quality.

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