tattoos have jumped the shark...

According to the New York Times this morning, a new technology is being used by produce distributors that employs lasers to tattoo fruits and vegetables with their names, identifying numbers, countries of origin and other information. The marks are burned onto the outer layer of the skin and are visible to discerning consumers and befuddled cashiers alike.

You have to read the whole article here because it's just hysterical, but I will say I am totally grossed out by this.

Let's leave the tattooed fruit to Chelsea.