Saturday, March 13, 2010

French bread spiked with LSD in CIA experiment

And I always thought it was ergot that contaminated the rye flour causing the town to go mad.

"A 50-year mystery over the 'cursed bread' of Pont-Saint-Esprit, which left residents suffering hallucinations, has been solved after a writer discovered the US had spiked the bread with LSD as part of an experiment. In 1951, a quiet, picturesque village in southern France was suddenly and mysteriously struck down with mass insanity and hallucinations. At least five people died, dozens were interned in asylums and hundreds afflicted."

Not for the faint of heart.To read the entire article

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