Pop-Tarts enlists help from police after Illinois man claims to put mustard on pastries


NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 19: Boxes of Pop-Tarts sit for sale at the Metropolitan Citymarket on February 19, 2014 in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. Kellogg, maker of Pop-Tarts, has announced that it will only buy palm oil – a minor ingredient in Pop-Tarts – from companies that don’t destroy rainforests where palm trees are grown. Palm oil is used in many processed foods. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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DIXON, Ill. -- Last week a man from Illinois tagged pop-tart in a tweet claiming he loved to spread yellow mustard atop his vanilla latte-flavored Pop-Tarts.

"You guys ain't from Illinois if you don't put mustard on your Pop-Tarts," the man wrote in a now-deleted tweet.

In response, the official Twitter account of Pop-Tarts retweeted the man's post and tagged the Illinois State Police department, asking them to intervene.

Though no one from the Illinois State Police responded, the police department in Dixon did:

"Let us know if they don't handle this @poptartsus, WE will...ain't nobody puttin' mustard on their Pop-Tarts in Illinois"

Following this incident, Pop-Tarts started retweeting other pictures of the strange ways that people eat its pastries in other states. Here are just a few:


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