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Thorncombe’s  1937 food poisoning outbreak

by Eve Higgs

Gribb Arsenic Poisoning

In 1847 a  Thorncombe  grandfather ended up in court,  accused of  spiking his  daughter’s family’s  breakfast broth, was sentenced to hang, then reprieved.

By Eve Higgs

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