When co-workers steal from the office fridge (listeners have been there)

The office refrigerator can be a source of serious politics in the workplace.

Is there a more contentious office culture issue than refrigerator etiquette?

Sharing the fridge (and kitchen space in general) can expose you to colleagues with really unhygienic habits and, of course, sneaky food thieves.

Presenter Eusebius Mckaiser asked listeners to share their experiences with lunchbox looting and how to deter co-workers with sticky fingers.

I worked in Woodstock and someone was stealing my cool drink, until one day I decided to put Brooklax in it..

Alex, caller

A colleague and I got some KFC for lunch. We went to a meeting and he had left his burger in the fridge. We came back that afternoon and someone had eaten the chicken patty out of the burger and then left the rest behind!

Matthew, caller

What have you had stolen from the office fridge and how did you handle it?

Leave your comments on the 702 and CapeTalk Facebook page's respectively or drop them below.

Take a listen to callers share their crazy stories:


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