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Fed up with celebrity chefs drizzling sauces over undercooked pieces of meat? I am!

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Exploding Watermelons



I am gemused to read of problems in China wrt exploding watermelons.

Seemingly, as a result of using certain chemicals to promote faster growth, there has been a spate of exploding watermelons in China's eastern Jiangsu province.

The affected watermelons begin to split near the top, and within minutes burst open to reveal a jaundiced yellowish-pink flesh. In one Jiangsu town, a watermelon exploded as an elderly woman was cutting it open.

Unsurprisngly the chemicals used aren't terribly good for the human digestive system either!

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