poisoned wheat?

if the facts in this article are true, it is horrifying.

Another view on the subject.

Seriously? You posted this nonsense without even a try at fact checking? This is an old, and totally bogus article. It was proved wrong several years ago.

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Well, as regards poison wheat, then there is this:

They say it was a factor in the Salem Witch trials:

Apparently ergotism is not to be confused with egotism.

Snopes is not a source that is reliable IMO. I don’t disagree with all of their rebuttal, just too much protestations.

You consider realfarmacy.com a reliable source?

If so, what action have you taken to correct this horrible danger to the American public? Other than posting on a food discussion group.

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