konjac choke points

Leo A. Martin leo@possi.org
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:54:57 PDT
> The Wikipedia entry for konjac has this to say:
> "Choking risk[edit]
> Perhaps because of several highly publicized deaths and near-deaths in the San Francisco
> Bay Area among children and elderly caused by suffocation while eating konjac candy,...

The candies in question were spherical, about an inch in diameter, and just the perfect
size to block a windpipe. It had nothing to do with konjac. Many times more people die
in the US each year choking on pieces of steak (beef) but nobody is interested in that.

Leo Martin
Phoenix Arizona USA

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