WWII grenade found among potatoes at French fry factory in New Zealand Employees at the Mr. Chips factory thought it might be a muddy potato, but it was a grenade on the conveyor belt. The bomb squad was called, and it was determined the grenade wasn't active.

WWII grenade found among potatoes at French fry factory in New Zealand

WWII grenade found among potatoes at French fry factory in New Zealand

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Employees at the Mr. Chips factory thought it might be a muddy potato, but it was a grenade on the conveyor belt. The bomb squad was called, and it was determined the grenade wasn't active.

A MARTINEZ, HOST:

Good morning. I'm A Martinez. OK. You're a worker at a french fry factory on the lookout for anything amiss on the conveyor belt. Then you see something that doesn't look quite right. For an employee at a Mr. Chips plant in New Zealand, the anomaly wasn't a muddy potato or even a stone but a World War II grenade. The bomb squad was called in. Don't worry, the spud was a dud. But maybe they can still use this throwback to the '90s marketing campaign that I just came up with - our potatoes are the bomb. It's MORNING EDITION.

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