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'Snake' Found in Mid-Day Meal in Bihar, 54 Children Fall Ill (School Lunch Program)
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Posted on 07/05/2014 4:32:10 PM PDT by nickcarraway

54 students of a government middle school in Bihar's Sitamarhi district fell ill today after eating a mid-day meal in which a 'snake' was found.

Sursand block development officer Vinod Kumar said the children of Meghpur Middle School at Sursand developed symptoms of nausea and fell unconsciousness after eating the meal.

They were rushed to a nearby public health centre, given medicines and kept under observation. None of them were in critical condition, he said.

"We have seized the khichdi that was given to the students. A long, black object was found in it and we suspect that it could be a snake that got cooked with the meal. We will send the samples for tests," said Mr Kumar.

Sursand Inspector Bimar Kumar Singh said the school students ate the meal and then noticed the snake-like object in the large utensil in which it was cooked. They then reported feeling sick and began vomiting soon after.

A year ago 23 children of a primary school at Dharmasati Gandaman village in Bihar's Saran district had died after eating a mid-day meal laced with pesticides.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: education; india; michelleobama; schoollunch

1 posted on 07/05/2014 4:32:10 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

but if it meets nutritional requirements, it must be eaten


2 posted on 07/05/2014 4:35:38 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough (Let's Keep Texas Red.)
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To: nickcarraway

The name’s Pliskin.


3 posted on 07/05/2014 4:44:20 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: nickcarraway
Would it be possible to include the country in the tagline? Otherwise this could be a part of the Somali suburbs in Minnesota. Thank you Mr. Coriander.
Try this recipe: one small onion, diced. One medium ripe tomato, diced. A handfull of finely minced fresh coriander. 1/4 cup grated fresh Parmesan or asiago cheese. Olive oil, five tablespoons, one half squeezed lemon. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve as a side dish over lightly toasted fresh sourdough bread, or top over baked cod or salmon. Yum.
4 posted on 07/05/2014 4:44:34 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: nickcarraway

Bihar is the West Virginia of India.


5 posted on 07/05/2014 4:44:51 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Fungi

I put the country in the keywords, as I was supposed to. It could be D.C.


6 posted on 07/05/2014 4:47:15 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

A religious Brother from the Philippines was telling us this morning about eating snakes, dogs, and frogs. (My folks in Missouri eat frogs.)

I guess the snakes were fresher in the Philippines.


7 posted on 07/05/2014 4:48:50 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Quizas.)
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To: Tax-chick
A religious Brother from the Philippines was telling us this morning about eating snakes, dogs, and frogs. (My folks in Missouri eat frogs.)

I have eaten the snake and frog. Don't know about dog, but I spent 6 weeks in the Philippines and had at least one hamburger that didn't taste like beef.

8 posted on 07/05/2014 4:59:02 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: LurkedLongEnough
but if it meets nutritional requirements, it must be eaten

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Moochelletoinette says "Let them eat cake snake!"

9 posted on 07/05/2014 5:01:25 PM PDT by Qiviut ( One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. (W.E. Johns)
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To: nickcarraway
Snake Surprise:
10 posted on 07/05/2014 5:01:51 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: Tax-chick

I eat frogs and snakes! Taste like chicken!


11 posted on 07/05/2014 5:04:46 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Starstruck

Any ground meat will do!

One of our parishioners who was helping at the mission this morning is a veterinarian, and she checked out the Brothers’ chickens and rabbits. “The rabbits look great - eyes are clear, noses aren’t runny, very healthy.” “Thank you, Miss,” said a Brother from Kenya. “We will eat them!”


12 posted on 07/05/2014 5:05:54 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Quizas.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

I thought frog tasted kind of fishy.


13 posted on 07/05/2014 5:06:37 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Quizas.)
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To: nickcarraway

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeBt8_MMpU8


14 posted on 07/05/2014 5:08:45 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: circlecity

They heard it was dead.


15 posted on 07/05/2014 5:12:06 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Tax-chick

I’ve eaten frogs and snake. Well cooked. Lots of salt and pepper.


16 posted on 07/05/2014 5:14:13 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: LurkedLongEnough

Great now every refugee camp are going to want snake in their stew.


17 posted on 07/05/2014 5:15:14 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: nickcarraway

Comedy needed. Cobra is pure protein and tastes like chicken.


18 posted on 07/05/2014 5:15:47 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Refuse to remain silent.)
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To: nickcarraway

Comedy needed. Cobra is pure protein and tastes like chicken.


19 posted on 07/05/2014 5:16:01 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Refuse to remain silent.)
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To: nickcarraway

Comedy needed. Cobra is pure protein and tastes like chicken.


20 posted on 07/05/2014 5:16:01 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Refuse to remain silent.)
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To: Starstruck
Don't know about dog, but I spent 6 weeks in the Philippines and had at least one hamburger that didn't taste like beef.
Love that Monkey Meat! I crewed for the Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club during the festivities accompanying our strategic withdrawl under fire from Saigon. Spent more time that I liked in Olongapo PI. Interesting times.

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21 posted on 07/05/2014 5:19:52 PM PDT by Mycroft Holmes (The fool is always greater than the proof.)
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To: nickcarraway

Trapped in a mine,
Just snake to eat,
And the only ones left
To tell the tale were
Joe, and me and Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.

Apu Nahasapeemapetilon!
Apu Nahasapeemapetilon—Where on Earth did you go?


22 posted on 07/05/2014 5:23:07 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Starstruck

The street vendors in Olongapo during the 70s sold “barbecue”. One was not supposed to ask barbecued “what”. (I guess that would have taken all the fun out of eating it.)


23 posted on 07/05/2014 5:26:45 PM PDT by Bob
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To: Alex Murphy; circlecity

He gets that a lot.


24 posted on 07/05/2014 5:26:56 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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25 posted on 07/05/2014 5:33:56 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: tumblindice

OMG LOL!! I haven’t thought of that sone in over 30 years. I have the 45 somewhere. :-)


26 posted on 07/05/2014 5:36:25 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Moochie is at it again this time world wide


27 posted on 07/05/2014 5:38:55 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: Mycroft Holmes; Starstruck

had at least one hamburger that didn’t taste like beef.

Spent more time that I liked in Olongapo PI. Interesting times
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When people say ‘I would NEVER eat that’, I kind of remind them of eating the ‘goodies on the stick’ in Olongapo and other ‘exotic’ Navy towns of the Far East.

Think the story on ‘Mary Hsu’ in Hong Kong was she would paint the USN ships in the harbor for their garbage then separate it and sell it to the Restaurants as ‘fresh produce’.

Didn’t really bother with us ‘Normal’ Enlisted types, most wouldn’t waste the time or money to eat in any fancy Restaurant in Hong Kong, too many ‘dives’ to drink at.

Yes, the late 50’s early 60’s and beyond were some interesting times especially for the ‘Westpac Warriors’.


28 posted on 07/05/2014 5:43:51 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Better to keep your enemies inside peeing out, rather than keep them outside, peeing in.".)
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To: xrmusn
Think the story on ‘Mary Hsu’ in Hong Kong was she would paint the USN ships in the harbor for their garbage then separate it and sell it to the Restaurants as ‘fresh produce’.

We were working on building a power plant and had a small living complex. Our showers and laundry room waste would run through a culvert and we would see the Philippinos using it to wash their clothes.

29 posted on 07/05/2014 5:58:41 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Bihar is the West Virginia of India.

That, my FRiend, is a feast for the imagination.

30 posted on 07/05/2014 6:02:54 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: xrmusn; Starstruck

I was a fairly normal enlisted type and my buddies and I would stay at a different 5 star hotel every night when we were in Singapore or Hong Kong. We became connoisseurs of hotel lobbies, each hotel striving to outdo the others in the opulence and expanse of the lobby. It was wonderful but expensive. We were on Enterprise and that ship didn’t spend a lot of time in port so we had the money.


31 posted on 07/05/2014 6:12:39 PM PDT by Mycroft Holmes (The fool is always greater than the proof.)
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To: Starstruck

Our showers and laundry room waste would run through a culvert and we would see the Philippinos using it to wash their clothes.
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Went ‘up the river’ into Bangkok in 1959 on an APA (Troop Transport) and we were churning mud all the way.
On either shore, the natives were bathing, washing clothes, dipping water, animals and humans were discharging waste-it really didn’t matter what order the people were lined up, but the water seemed so brackish it probably didn’t flow fast enough to ‘hurt’ anyone —and life went on.....
Went back up again in 1961 on an LST (Flat bottom ship) and not churning mud as bad but the life on the river bank was the same...


32 posted on 07/05/2014 6:16:21 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Better to keep your enemies inside peeing out, rather than keep them outside, peeing in.".)
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To: Mycroft Holmes

We were on Enterprise and that ship didn’t spend a lot of time in port so we had the money.
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Well we all know that you ‘NukiePoo’ types made more money than us Gators...<: <: <:

I sort of remember ‘hanging out’ around the Large Hotels in Hawaii and they would ‘run us low(ly) non rated types’ off before the ‘clientele arrived....’
Course we had a ‘deal’ they didn’t mess with Hotel St and we didn’t ‘sleep on the beach’......

Of course HASP was there to ‘protect’ us....

Good Times.... Even though we may not have known it at the time....


33 posted on 07/05/2014 6:27:54 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Better to keep your enemies inside peeing out, rather than keep them outside, peeing in.".)
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To: xrmusn

Long Black Object??? You can’t even make this crap up!


34 posted on 07/05/2014 7:12:09 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: circlecity
The name’s Pliskin.

Looks like he forgot how to escape.

35 posted on 07/05/2014 7:21:08 PM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To win the country back, we need to be as mean as the libs say we are.)
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To: xrmusn
Good Times.... Even though we may not have known it at the time....
Yes, and a whole lot better in retrospect.
36 posted on 07/05/2014 7:23:23 PM PDT by Mycroft Holmes (The fool is always greater than the proof.)
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To: xrmusn
“Of course HASP was there to ‘protect’ us.”
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Ah Yes the Hawaiian Armed Services Police. I was on an old Fletcher class tin can there in the early 60,s, if they saw you standing waiting for a ride back to base and your hat wasn't squared watch out. They would tell you to square it and at the same time knock you flat with a nightstick, You didn't Even want to go down to the station where the would beat you half to death for “resisting”.
37 posted on 07/05/2014 7:59:26 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: mongo141

Even want to go down to the station where the would beat you half to death for “resisting”.
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On the way ‘over’, the first stop in Pearl taught us to always BUDDY UP in a ‘dangerous’ Overseas Port. My first time through was when a Territory and we quickly learned that you always went ashore with a ‘witness’.
Much like Lesson ONE that was picked up in Tijuana.
Those ‘HASP Plicks’ were more dangerous than the HUKs in the Philippines and any of the waterfront bars in Keelung etc...


38 posted on 07/05/2014 8:26:05 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Better to keep your enemies inside peeing out, rather than keep them outside, peeing in.".)
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