You eat it, then it eats you.
A strange, blobby substance starts bubbling up from the ground, and, after the glop is found to have a sweet, addictive flavor, money-mad food company execs respond with a swift “Get that baby to market!”
Soon the whole country is slurping down the white crude, while rival ice cream and cookie companies are horrified to see their stock prices sharply tumble.
But, before obesity fears can surface, it becomes apparent something darker might be at work here.
Like people happily ingesting a parasitic alien organism!
Wickedly funny, subtly creepy, and no bitter aftertaste.