Fake-News - "Workers at the Doritos California Factory Tested Positive for the Ebola Virus"
Nov 3, 2014
Fake stories about Doritos' factory workers testing positive for the Ebola virus and Ebola-infected Doritos are in stores, are spreading on social networking websites like wildfire. It is alleged the fake stories or rumors started on 4chan website, spread to twitter with the hash tag: #ebolaindoritos, and has now spread to other social networking websites.
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The fake stories or hoaxes use logos from popular news websites CNN and Fox News, to attempt to convince people that they are true, but the stories are not on CNN or Fox New websites.
The Fake News: Workers or Employees at a California Doritos Factory Tested Positive for the Ebola Virus
Workers at the Doritos factory were diagnosed with Ebola earlier today. Thousands of chip bags could be infected. #Ebola #EbolaInDoritos
Three employees at a Doritos factory in California tested positive for the Ebola virus on Sunday. It is believed the virus spread through cross-contamination during shipping between a common preservative used in Doritos, disodium nitrate, and goods from West Africa.
The popular use of this preservative in many foods has lead to a widespread panic throughout the retail industry as it is now feared the virus may be present in thousands of foods in supermarkets nationwide.
Fox News: Ebola-infected Doritos are in stores
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