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    • CommentAuthorBMTMTC
    • CommentTimeDec 10th 2007

    " ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- On the slaughterhouse floor at Quality Pork Processors Inc. is an area known as the "head table," but not because it is the place of honor. It is where workers cut up pigs' heads and then shoot compressed air into the skulls until the brains come spilling out.

    But now the grisly practice has come under suspicion from health authorities.

    Over eight months from last December through July, 11 workers at the plant in Austin, Minn. - all of them employed at the head table - developed numbness, tingling or other neurological symptoms, and some scientists suspect inhaled airborne brain matter may have somehow triggered the illnesses."
      CommentAuthormuse hick
    • CommentTimeDec 10th 2007
    i used to work at a factory where they killed pigs all day -- definitely does something to the long term workers. half of them save on funeral expenses by becoming sausages
    • CommentTimeDec 10th 2007
    We can talk about gray matter till we're blue in the face.