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anyone else have a disaster green bean casserole with French's Onion Rings this year?


ours had a strange chemical smell - inedible - had to toss the whole thing!


definitely something in/of/on the onion rings....
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anyone else have a disaster green bean casserole with French's Onion Rings this year?


ours had a strange chemical smell - inedible - had to toss the whole thing!


definitely something in/of/on the onion rings....
Sorry your’s were not good.

Ours were fine.

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Nope. No problems at Thanksgiving.
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Are we talking about French's French Fried Onions ?


I stopped using them about a year ago, because of two-in-a-row Ammonia smell...
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yes the FF onion rings - ours didn't whiff of ammonia so much as an odd chemical....
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I guess if they aren't packaged properly, or are old/beyond sell by.. that the oil they were fried in can cause a rancid smell ( and taste).
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... Don't know about 'rings' ---- It must be something different



.and it turns out, it was 2014 when I stopped using the product... time flies !


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You know Aldi has deep fried onions just like French's, Chef's Cupboard brand.

Not sure if they're actually French's just packed under a different name or not.
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We started making our own fried onion straws, much better than the canned ones. Gave up green bean casserole for my summer squash casserole.
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checked all the dates, etc.

twas these:
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I found this.
Pardon their French in some of the comments.


https://azchrisf.wordpress.com/2012/...plastic-taste/
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Furthermore, when these were made under the Durkee brand, there was never a problem with taste.
Used to buy them all the time and would even pop a few straight out of the can.

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lest I forget, again . . a follow up

took them back to the store - Customer Service had no issues - actually they explained a whole bunch of people returned the stuff for the same reason.

in doing a little surfing, I found the chemical/stinky/plastic-y/rancid/etc smell issues dates back to 2010. apparently French's (parent McCormick) just doesn't care.

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