Blog: Fruit & veg knockout

Catherine Sleep | 18 April 2006

Has April Fool’s Day come a fortnight late? Sixteen shoppers in a Sydney greengrocer’s have been hospitalised after they were knocked unconscious by fumes from rotting fruit and vegetables.

Some 50 people were evacuated after customers began to fall ill. It was initially thought there must be a gas leak. It took firefighters several hours to identify the fruit and vegetables as the source of the problem. You couldn’t make it up, could you?

Rotting fruit gas knocks out shoppers


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