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Fla. family falls ill after eating meat with LSD
Associated Press ^ | Mar 7, 2014 7:38 PM EST

Posted on 03/07/2014 4:48:19 PM PST by Olog-hai

Authorities say a Florida woman who was 9 months pregnant and her family became ill after eating meat tainted with LSD. […]

Police say the bottom round steak was purchased from a Wal-Mart in Tampa. The store has turned over all its meat to police for testing. …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: lsd; taintedmeat; tampa; walmart
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1 posted on 03/07/2014 4:48:19 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Did all PETA and Vegetarians just become suspects?
2 posted on 03/07/2014 4:53:44 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Olog-hai

It’s hard to believe anyone still makes LSD, given the difficulty when compared to ecstasy et al.


3 posted on 03/07/2014 4:53:46 PM PST by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: Olog-hai
Local police, along with county health officials and state and federal agriculture officials, are investigating how the drug got into the meat.

Danged hippie cattle!

4 posted on 03/07/2014 4:55:45 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Olog-hai

Hopefully someone gets serious prison time


5 posted on 03/07/2014 4:56:18 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: VanShuyten

I hear colors, man!


6 posted on 03/07/2014 4:56:49 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: Olog-hai

I just hope the baby is OK. Back in the druggie days, there were a lot of babies who were born addicted or debilitated because their moms took drugs.


7 posted on 03/07/2014 4:56:53 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Olog-hai
Fla. family falls ill after eating meat with LSD

But they would have been fine if they had only eaten the LSD.

8 posted on 03/07/2014 4:58:25 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: VanShuyten

It’s hard to believe anyone still makes LSD

Plus, wouldn’t COOKING the meat first render the LSD harmless?


9 posted on 03/07/2014 4:58:42 PM PST by Paisan
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
I don't mean to be sacrilegious, but ...

What if some rebel alter boy put some drops on the wafers ... ?

10 posted on 03/07/2014 4:58:45 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: Olog-hai

Wow! This story is a trip!


11 posted on 03/07/2014 5:02:15 PM PST by StayoutdaBushesWay (Every man dies, but not every man really lives.)
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To: Paisan
Plus, wouldn’t COOKING the meat first render the LSD harmless?

Doubt it...LSD is not biological...it's a chemical

Think of it as putting arsenic in the meat...you still die...

12 posted on 03/07/2014 5:09:59 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: StayoutdaBushesWay

One man’s illness, is another man’s trip.


13 posted on 03/07/2014 5:13:09 PM PST by mgist (.)
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To: Cicero

On the radio they said the baby was healthy. How do you really know though.


14 posted on 03/07/2014 5:16:31 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Cicero

Never thought LSD was addictive.


15 posted on 03/07/2014 5:22:20 PM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: SandRat

The anti-Walmart crowd became suspects.

Being anti-union and pro-gun attracts enemies.


16 posted on 03/07/2014 5:24:36 PM PST by ansel12 (Whow)
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To: Olog-hai

I don’t believe it.


17 posted on 03/07/2014 5:26:56 PM PST by be-baw (still seeking)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Oh man, that’s right, don’t eat meat if you’re
dropping either before or during....whoa.


18 posted on 03/07/2014 5:32:30 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

Although I do have vague memories of squatting around
a campfire nawing on ribs like cave men.

The next day one of the observers told us we
didn’t hardly let them cook at all and just
proceeded to scarf them down.

Didn’t seem to affect us any, but then LSD has
strange curative powers.


19 posted on 03/07/2014 5:36:21 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I see sounds man.

For whereever was there such a dichotomy between
seeing and hearing. The Rites of Eleusis,
Aristides The Rhetor.


20 posted on 03/07/2014 5:40:17 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: VanShuyten
It’s hard to believe anyone still makes LSD...

About 10 years ago the DEA busted a ring making LSD in an old decommissioned Atlas missile silo. The DEA didn't know it at the time, but that ring was producing over 90% of all the LSD in the world.

The former wife of the guy that used to launder their money is a little space cadet. She has a popular channel on YouTube (who doesn't?). See NeuroSoup. She also has a book about the group and its demise. See Lysergic.

21 posted on 03/07/2014 5:42:37 PM PST by SeeSharp
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To: Olog-hai

At my Wal-Mart, the meat comes in prepackaged from the distribution center. So other stores may be affected.


22 posted on 03/07/2014 5:44:18 PM PST by Royal Wulff
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To: Olog-hai

A very small amount of LSD is all that is needed to get you high......I’ve been told.


23 posted on 03/07/2014 5:46:49 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: FreedomStar3028
Never thought LSD was addictive.

It isn't. In fact, LSD shuts down the receptors in the brain that it interacts with. It can take a week or more after a trip for the drug to be effective again.

24 posted on 03/07/2014 5:48:07 PM PST by SeeSharp
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe the cow was a retired agricultural professor.


25 posted on 03/07/2014 5:49:30 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Popman
Doubt it...LSD is not biological...it's a chemical

LSD is a synthetically re-produced organic chemical. It occurs naturally, along with about 25 other psychoactive chemicals, in the ergot fungus. Ergot is believed to have been a major (if not the major) cause of madness during the middle ages.

26 posted on 03/07/2014 5:53:14 PM PST by SeeSharp
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To: ansel12
The anti-Walmart crowd became suspects.

Being anti-union and pro-gun attracts enemies.

I think you may be very close to the truth here.

27 posted on 03/07/2014 5:55:20 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: SeeSharp

So would meat that has been cooked laced with LSD still get you high.?


28 posted on 03/07/2014 5:57:37 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: BerryDingle

I’ll bet it’s a fake, lawsuit bait like the finger in the Wendy’s chili story.


29 posted on 03/07/2014 5:58:34 PM PST by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Popman
So would meat that has been cooked laced with LSD still get you high.?

I'm not sure. I know that LSD deteriorates over time and that people used to keep it in their freezers (I had a dealer for a roommate in college). I'm inclined to think cooking would destroy it but I don't know.

30 posted on 03/07/2014 6:15:53 PM PST by SeeSharp
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To: driftdiver
I hope the baby doesn't come out wearing hemp and singing, What A Long Strange Trip Its Been. The scum who did it should be charged with multiple counts of attempted murder. A terrorism charge might fit too.
31 posted on 03/07/2014 6:44:29 PM PST by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: tet68
I see sounds man.

Old joke:

Why do deadheads wave their hands in front of their faces at Grateful Dead concerts?

To keep the music out of their eyes.

32 posted on 03/07/2014 7:14:57 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: SeeSharp
"LSD is a synthetically re-produced organic chemical. It occurs naturally, along with about 25 other psychoactive chemicals, in the ergot fungus."

Actually, no. Ergotamine, shown below, is the naturally occurring substance in the fungus from which LSD was first synthesized.

But LSD is semi-synthetic in that the ergotamine was busted in half and the two ethyls added to make the diethyl amide.

33 posted on 03/07/2014 7:15:01 PM PST by ifinnegan
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To: Olog-hai

A family member probably put the LSD in the meat.


34 posted on 03/07/2014 7:25:00 PM PST by sport
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To: Disambiguator

Gee, how’d you know I was a Deadhead.

If you’d ever sat in front of the wall of sound
and watched the notes tumble out and pile up
on the floor, you’d know what I’m talking about.


35 posted on 03/07/2014 7:27:44 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: ifinnegan

Oh, well done.
For $25 can you name the fungus?
C?P?
Grows on rye.
Was found on the Agrarian Plain
and used in the cult of Demeter
at Eleusis...


36 posted on 03/07/2014 7:31:27 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

Ergot


37 posted on 03/07/2014 7:39:12 PM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy

I’m trembling
And I’m shaking

A when ya take me in your arms
To talk romance
My heart starts doing the St. Vitus dance

An’ I’m panting
An’ I’m shaking


38 posted on 03/07/2014 7:41:07 PM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: driftdiver
Double rainbow man, it's a double rainbow!

Attempt at levity aside, thought and prayers for the baby and family.

39 posted on 03/07/2014 7:55:25 PM PST by kaboom
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To: SeeSharp

Yea, thought so. Pretty much all hallucigens are like that. Psylocibin, payote, salvia? I think might be. Don’t know much about salvia though.


40 posted on 03/07/2014 7:58:17 PM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: peeps36

murder? surely u jest.


41 posted on 03/07/2014 7:59:46 PM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: Olog-hai

I think some nut wanted to damage Wal-Mart. I think it was a Target employer. :-)


42 posted on 03/07/2014 8:16:13 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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To: Olog-hai

I think some nut wanted to damage Wal-Mart. I think it was a Target employer. :-)


43 posted on 03/07/2014 8:20:24 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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To: tet68

Nope. Not off the top of my head.

Them Latin names don’t stick in my head.

You gave good hints.


44 posted on 03/07/2014 8:21:22 PM PST by ifinnegan
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To: sport

That’s what I’m thinking. I would never do it, but I’ve seen how precious others would consider that substance to be. I find it hard to believe that someone would deliberately put LSD in or on the meat, and then allow it to be sold to strangers. What possible payoff would that offer? It could’ve been a simple accident, where some worker’s tab of Window Pane did inadvertently fall from an open pocket onto unpackaged meat. Either way, the store will endure a financial loss from having to throw all that meat out.


45 posted on 03/07/2014 8:32:31 PM PST by lee martell
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To: SeeSharp

“It can take a week or more after a trip for the drug to be effective again.”

That answers something I’ve long wondered about


46 posted on 03/07/2014 8:58:50 PM PST by Figment
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To: SeeSharp

LSD-25 is “semisynthetic” (derived from a natural compound) and does not itself occur in nature. Lysergic acid and its amides are naturally-occurring compounds.


47 posted on 03/07/2014 9:54:57 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Popman

Dude, you need to go back to basic science class...


48 posted on 03/07/2014 10:03:05 PM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: SeeSharp

St. Vitus’ dance...


49 posted on 03/07/2014 10:09:14 PM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Popman

Some chemicals will break down at cooking temperature. Maybe this doesn’t. Arsenic is an element so it could not break down at cooking temperature


50 posted on 03/07/2014 10:20:55 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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