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.
@Eusebius someone was stealing my sugar at work, I replaced it with Epsom salts and after 1 use it was never touched again— Just me (@wdh232) March 8, 2017
I worked in Woodstock and someone was stealing my cool drink, until one day I decided to put Brooklax in it..— Alex, caller
@Eusebius A colleague once wrote 'Breast Milk' on her milk container to deter colleagues from stealing her milk...— Millicent Makoala (@Millicent1026) March 8, 2017
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
cheese which is definitely a source of racial conflict.— Dr JB Molwantwa (@commdr) March 8, 2017
What have you had stolen from the office fridge and how did you handle it?
Take a listen to callers share their crazy stories:
This article first appeared on CapeTalk : When co-workers steal from the office fridge (listeners have been there)