top of page

Mr. Yuk

Mr. Yuk Symbol

In this episode we explore the history of poison control in America, and how it relates to that classic symbol of poison control, Mr. Yuk. We also discuss some more food news. Have a listen, won't you? Click the image above to listen.

Other poison control logos / mascots:

Pinky, the Poison Control Elephant

Pinky, the Poison Prevention Elephant

Officer Ugg

Officer Ugg

No Siop Snake

No Siop Snake

Modern Poison Control Symbol

The current Poison Control symbol

Research for this episode came from the following sources:


Officer Ugg, Mr Yuk, Uncle Barf...Ad Nausea: Controlling Poison Control, 1950-1985

Intro: Poison by Alice Cooper

Outro: Don't Let Us Get Sick by Warren Zevon

Featured Posts 
Recent Posts 
Find Me On
  • Facebook Long Shadow
  • Twitter Long Shadow
  • YouTube Long Shadow
  • Instagram Long Shadow
Search By Tags
bottom of page