Supermarket's Meal-Planning AI Suggests Deadly Poison for Dinner

Bone Apple Teeth Bleach-infused rice surprise, anyone? As The Guardian reports, a New Zealand grocery store’s recipe-suggesting AI, dubbed the Pak ‘n Save Savey Meal Bot, has gone viral this week after suggesting that its users chef up a series of poisonous, cannibalistic, or otherwise death-inducing-slash-horrifying meals. Per the report, the bot is billed as a sort of recipe-brainstorming device, designed to help Pak ‘n Save shoppers find creative new ways to cook leftovers or everyday fridge and pantry items. Users, however, soon realized that they could successfully prompt the bot to create recipes with other, non-grocery items — even if those items could prove to be outright deadly. Mystery Meat Stew Per the Guardian, the bot had already been going somewhat viral, due to its suggestion of disgusting-sounding — but not deadly — recipes like “Oreo vegetable stir fry.” From there, users kept experimenting, and on August 4, New Zealand political commentator Liam Hehir took to X-formerly-Twitter to share a particularly unappetizing recipe: “aromatic water mix,” a poisonous concoction comprised of bleach, ammonia, and water — otherwise known as deadly chlorine gas. Other recipes by the bot include appetizing dishes such as “non-alcoholic bleach and ammonia surprise” — another blend of bleach, ammonia, and water that “promises to leave you breathless” — and, yes, a “bleach-infused rice surprise,” described by the AI in the recipe description as a “surprising culinary adventure.” Elsewhere, when someone asked the bot to give them a recipe idea for using the ingredients potatoes, carrots,…Supermarket's Meal-Planning AI Suggests Deadly Poison for Dinner

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