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Food bank tosses 1.8M pounds of food

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Just over a week before Thanksgiving, a Houston, Texas, food bank was forced to throw out 1.8 million pounds of food.

A fan broke and severed a line containing ammonia that cooled three refrigerated areas. All of the food in the areas was contaminated with ammonia.

Lost was the equivalent of 62 truckloads.

Read more from the Houston Chronicle.

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