Yesterday, I'm grabbing a few drinks to bring home with me, and find a few bottles of Vault Zero! Awesome! I grab a couple, pay, and stick them in my backpack for later. I didn't open one until well after I got home. I almost spat it back out - it tasted horrible.
After a check of the date, it expired in May 2007, nearly a full year ago. The dining hall apparently stuck a bunch of the bottles of the old stuff in the cooler; I'm not sure why. I know that expired soda (while it tastes incredibly bad) isn't dangerous to you; then, I did a simple Google search to find that the reason my school stopped carrying the brand was because it was recalled for containing Benzene.
Selling me year old recalled carcinogenic* soda! Thanks, dining hall! I sent an e-mail off to someone, but have yet to get a response.
(* No, I don't think I'm going to get cancer or anything from it, it's just the point that it was recalled for health reasons a YEAR AGO. Why was it on the shelves and sold to me YESTERDAY?)