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


BLOG

Bar brawl - US snack firms Clif and Kind joust over ingredients

Clif Bar & Co. and US snack peer Kind have become involved in a public spat over the ingredients the companies use in their snack bars....

BLOG

Amazon pulls plug on Dash buttons

The retail behemoth has said shoppers will no longer be able to buy its Dash buttons, which had allowed consumers to re-order products with one push of a finger....

BLOG

Ex-PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi gets seat on Amazon board

Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has secured a high-profile directorship, with retail giant Amazon appointing the CPG veteran to its board of directors....



Forgot your password?