USA: President's pretzel problem prompts industry response
Just hours after US President George W. Bush suffered a fainting fit induced by a pretzel, industry representatives rushed to defend the safety of the 1,400-year-old baked snack. Bush, who is currently leading the global war against terrorism, fainted briefly on Sunday while watching football on television in his White House residence. The attack was apparently induced by a decrease in heart rate, caused by coughing after he choked on a pretzel.
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