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Snack Foods Can Be Unhealthy

Employees at the Kettle Foods potato chip factory in Salem, Ore., have to deal with an unusual job hazard: bombs. A recent shipment of potatoes from Washington state included two 8-inch, 3-pound military practice flash bombs. Investigators learned the potato farm was once a practice range for U.S. bombers. “We talked to the farmer and he said they find these all the time,” a police spokesman said. “They usually pick them out before sending the potatoes on.” (RC/Salem Statesman Journal) ...The “usually” depending on how fast their invoices are paid.
Original Publication Date: 02 November 2003
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 10.

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