The side effects I have experienced range from heart palpitations, shortness of breath, full body aches, sever migraines, internal body aches, diarrhea, nausea and blurred vision! Turned out cutting coffee helped 100% so I quit for a while. For the last 2 plastic jugs of MH Colombian it has been floating up, over the paper filter on our Bunn coffee maker, and making a HUGE mess! I would get an intense tightening around the back of my neck and head, feel feverish, and break out in a sweat on my upper lip. I haven’t tried Maxwell House yet. Everytime I stay over and drink that coffee I could just about make it home. After posting my comments regarding my experiences w/ Flavored Coffee from T.J.Maxx, I read deeper into the posted comments and am taken back by the numbers of people affected with such similar experiences. I don't drink much coffee but do like the occassional cappuccino. I ask my husband to give me his thought after I make coffee and he find it to be weak as well. That had happened once before and they corrected the problem for awhile and sent me some coupons. We have lots of great small batch artisan coffee roasters here in the states. It doesn't even smell good when brewing, like it use to. First... look for a local small batch roaster in your area. I have blurred vision,low grade headache with some mild dizziness accompanied with stomach issues. Funny you should mention Kraft singles. We've had the same filters so I ruled that out. My wife and I rarely buy coffee such as M.H but we were out of coffee and desprate so we bought some. Smoking is bad, so when Marlboro started putting flame retardant in cigarettes, the company "experiment" igbired consumer complaints on anger feeling/headaches. I told her that I was too! Tastes awful. All I know is this never happened to me before reticently and I have been a heavy coffee drinker for over 50 years. I realize in these tough times things change. Thought maybe it was just that can, so I went out to a different store and bought a small can. You people have been drinking Maxwell House for 20+ years? I was sick all day and couldn’t think clearly due to the full body migraine it caused. I started to think that maybe they were adding a flavor enhancer, like MSG. do not waste your money. I have used Maxwell House coffee of an on for 50 years -mostly on. I've been as sick as everyone else . Thanks for all your comments. i bought my own coffee maker for the truck. Got a large container of McCafe from Walmart and it tasted crappy. I realized it was the Maxwell House so we switched brands. I agree with the post on 2/18/09. (Oh, that was Chock Full of Nuts.) Why would they ruin a good product. We stopped drinking MH for a week & the symptoms stopped. I got a slight headache. That's when I realized nothing was wrong with the coffee maker. Half the jug is gone, but I am going to take back to the store anyway. I only buy what I will use within 2 wks, as fresh coffee is perishable. The old can said, "Made from 100% Arabica Beans" I emailed MH and complained that the coffee doesn't taste right anymore. If not any better I plan to give up coffee altogether. I can't get over how good tasting it is. I looked at ALL pre-ground in cans, major AND generic store brands, at my local grocery. I have always bragged about how it is good to the last drop but since the beginning of this year, it has been good to the last dump down the drain. Store and it tastes pretty bad. Usually it's a store brand in Canada (President's Choice) or Starbucks. I think there is really something very wrong with the coffee, has any one noticed this? I made the mistake of buying a can of MH original roast. The problem started again. We fell in love with MaxwellHouse ground coffee when we tried our first container containing Arabica beans. I haven't found the answer. They grab whatever & finish their shopping. I tried a few other brands and nothing tasted like my beloved Master Blend once did. I'll never trust Maxwell House again, hope the folks that work there rot in a soft bog full of their own drippings. I, up till now, anyway, always preferred the maxhouse Columbian blend over folgers,PLUS was even willing to pay a little extra, just cause it was their Columbian blend. It has a bitter taste and is very strong even the medium kind. I did not suspect the coffee. What is going on? MH used to be a quality brand. 150 Gram Jar of Instant Coffee. Maxwell House is probably one of the commercial coffees with so many coffee blend variants in its collection because they have more than a hundred of beverages under this brand. Looks like Maxwell house went the same route. Now seeing everyone else with issues gives me a little hope that I'm correct. it's even tasteless. tasteless coffee cakes. Well, the last can of Yuban has the same earmarks. taste...ok. but my concern - and especially after reading some of the comments here - is the acidic levels. It probably has mostly to do with the ratio of Robusta to Arabica beans having gone up. Its tastes like a week smelly Blah .. Any coffee that i drink i feel ok except Maxwell instant coffee i get stomach problems and flatulence. It came in a blue can with white and yellow old script lettering. Local roasters will also grind your coffee for you. Never thought it could just be the product until i ran across this thread. I have purchased and enjoyed Maxwell House International Coffee, Cafe' Vienna for over 30 years. It’s been going on for 3 years! It even smells gross, I simply can't drink it as its that bad. It was great to drink coffee again! To me, this is a major red flag issue. I have been drinking Maxwell House coffee for years, but in the last few weeks, since I've been using this newest tin, it's been making me sick to my stomach. I am nowhere near a coffee connoisseur, but most everything else I have tried, I taste a 'bitter' aftertaste that I don't with Maxwell House. We laid off of buying it for a while. Ran out of Folgers and someone brought in a bottle of Maxwell House . It would cost thousands of dollars and they would still probably win in a taste test. Seems fine to me. I've never seen this before in any other product. I felt like I had to vomit, it gave me a headache, then I was aching all over now I'm exhausted, as it still has me queazy and lethargic. Besides the severe heartburn, it gives me an itcy rash. Through the rest of the mug down the sink and brewed a cup of tea. Any ideas. Went this week to get more and it was horrible. I have also experienced the feeling of having a panic attack. The taste is not great but not awful either. Sounds a lot like the new coke fiasco, and from the comments here, isn't much more successful. Today is a holiday but I will be calling Maxwell House tomorrow and find out if they have made a change in their coffee which can be causing me problems after all these years of drinking it. 1-800-432-6333 is the number. If your coffee is not all arabica, except for espresso, it is crap. It's a shame that companies are so cheap to save a dollar that they put people's health at risk! Lately the taste is bitter like a chemical additive in the coffee. I phoned Kraft Canada and they were nice and will send me a refund check, in about 2 weeks time. After eating anything with 15 mintues it goes straight through me. After a few hours I would be fine but the mornings were awful. Monsanto is poisening our food supply with GMO'S. WHAT HAPPENED TO MAXWELL HOUSE COFFEE, IT TASTE TERRIBLE AND IT SMELLS BAD. But the last 2 cans I bought had a oily film on it. I've been a MH drinker for over 20 yrs. So I've switched to organic, and gone back to roasting my own from both organic and smaller plantations. i quit buy maxwell coffee years ago because there just wasn't any flavor anymore. It's everywhere. Hopefully it is not made in China now. I am hooked, I am ole skool and will not buy anything else unless, my habit gets the best of me. Undrinkable. Don Knotts was stronger. Get out of your rut. The seal was not broken. Had a horrible rash under my nose and it was peeling. I don't plan on ever purchasing another product made by MH. The can I just opened is definitely not 100% of any type of coffee beans. I quit drinking beer as well, a year ago. MH/Kraft should not get away with this. WE SHOULD BE MARCHING IN THE STREETS against GMO crops that are making us all very ill. We noticed that the lables no longer list Arabica beans. Check the date on the bottom of the can. I have always bragged about how it is good to the last drop but since the beginning of this year, it has been good to the last dump down the drain. They all taste bad, some worse than others. this has become quite the joke but it's been extremely frustrating. Double check where it comes from and where it was packed. Been drinking Maxwell coffee for about40 years, all of a sudden it start tasting bad, and the next thing you know they come out with a new line master blend light & medium, and they did a way with the old master blend, far as I'm concerned, the new stuff taste like water down coffee,horrible. My other coffees taste the same, but Maxwell house is NO longer on our list to purchase. at first i was blaming him for making it wrong so he said 'do it yourself then.' Makes me wonder what chemicals they are using on the plants. We have used the 1/2 caff lite for 5 years and it was always consistently good but not any more. dry tounge and headache. Two hours after the first cup and I had diarrhea. I have been drinking Maxwell House instant coffee for decades but, recently it has been tasting like nasty. Stay away from MH, Folgers, etc. I will increase the scoop by one, later and see if it helps any. Even the smell of it from the can is awful. I havn't noticed a change in the regular MH either, and have been drinking it for years. Not sure what is going on with their coffee??? Glad to see I wasn't the only one. Maybe MH could team up with someone and get back to the good old coffee smell in the morning. Properly brewed, (Melita) I found I could drink it during the week at work, at a considerable savings, and drink the good stuff on the weekends. Been drinking Smooth Bold for years. I am a frequent coffee drinker. Been drinking Master Blend by Maxwell House for years. I feel fine before drinking it. I am an avid coffee drinker for years so this is not due to caffeine. I would recommend to everyone who reads this that they change to a different brand, but not Folger's, as it seems to be causing the same problem for some people. CONSPIRACY THEOROIES? I've had morning headaches and stomach cramps drinking Folgers for a while, but especially with this new tub of Classic Roast I purchased a few days ago. Not hard to find these days. I use to purchase this coffee at my local Walmart. Maxwell House Decaf Instant Coffee 8 oz Jar Discontinued Exp 4/2020HTF. Rip off. They could not tell me if it had chickory in it or not. I hate to say but for the first time in over 25 years of Maxwell I will be looking for another Brand . instant that had sat in my cupboard for some time. I am allergic to many grains and that would explain my stomach upset. It escalated within the hour into a full blown fever, with intense sweating, a crushing migraine headache, and massive vomiting. We drank Maxwell house master blend for years, & loved it!! Now the package is changed and it tastes like that terrible coffee they put in hotels. its a step above that. well that jar went to the garbage. Dearly lord baby Jesus. I have experienced the same thing with instant maxwell house coffee. Even Whole Foods, for example, is a supermarket that specializes in selling better coffees. I made a big mistake buying MH coffee in the first place. I thought I had a stomach flu. I'm not loyal to any brand or type of coffee blend or roast. Make Offer - Maxwell House Instant Decaf Coffee Discontinued 8 Oz. Drank another Maxwell House, and nausea has returned big time. In the past 6 months I have found that Maxwell House Instant Coffee has opened up and smells stale not fresh anymore, and the taste is the same, stale. So then I started drinking my coffee with the twinkies and again I started throwing up soon after I ate. I noticed my stomach was burning a whole lot more than it did prior to the 2 months. But for over a year the coffee tastes bitter / I have cut back on what I use for my Pot for it doesn't seem to help. I grew up with those coffees & will somehow miss them. It took the second time to connect the dots. About a year and a half ago, the I opend a can of ground regular roast and is was horrible. ??? I myself have been feeling ill after drinking Maxwell house coffee. Then I noticed I had the same problem by the next day. Young beans? I don't know what these companies did to change what's in those cans but it's not the ground coffee it once was AND this includes all coffee suppliers to fast food and most other restaurants. My problem is with Organic Arabica coffee sold at walmart. My husband has been drinking Maxwell House Instant for decades. Went back to store and bought Maxwell House Breakfast Blend. I decided to buy & try the Maxwell House Coffee reduced acid about a month ago. Got a container several months ago and it was awful,bitter,acidic. Tried Maxwell House a few weeks ago and started getting daily long term headaches. I am 53 years old and blessed with good health. After reading the latest complaint about Maxwell House I went to the FDA web site and filled out a report. I used Maxwell House Lite for years and really enjoyed it. C $20.08; Buy It Now; Calculate Shipping ; A couple weeks ago I bought it again thinking maybe I was imagining things. I don't know what's in the cans of pre-ground coffee in grocery stores but many people seem to think it's very low grade Robusta---probably why all those cans state "100% Pure Coffee". I just bought some and after it wouldn't melt on a hamburger I had to double check that I didn't buy some cheap imitation cheese by mistake. For me, it gave me anxiety, made me feel like something was wrong when there wasn't, I couldnt sit still, or feel calm which is weird cuz my morning cup usually calms me and gets me looking forward to starting the day. I Googled ingredients for the French Vanilla, and found one of the artificial flavor ingredients was propylene glycol!!! I get severe fatigue and a burning sensation in my throat and upper chest, no doubt in my mind whatsoever Maxwell House coffee is responsible. They thought i may have kidney stones so started treating me for that as the systems got worse the had me take 3 rounds of different antibiotics thinking possible kidney infection or some sort of VD. Bitter,acidy...I cannot drink it. We're going to have to switch brands because it's absolutely horrible. Taste is a personal thing, differs greatly too---to some it's not good while others say it's horrible WHICH IT IS! Best to buy only "100% Arabica Coffee" beans! It's gross and I don't like being ripped off. My wife and I have been drinking Maxwell House coffee for many years. 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