Posted on Thursday, 11 March, 2010 | 49 comments| News tip by: Still Waters
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The cursed bread of Pont-Saint-Esprit 50 years ago has turned out to have been a CIA mind control experiment.
It happened in 1951, a quiet little village in France become struck with a sudden wave of hallucinations and insanity. It had been believed for some time that the incident was caused by accidental bread poisoning but an investigative journalist now believes that it had actually been an intentional experiment conducted by the CIA during the cold war.
"A 50-year mystery over the 'cursed bread' of Pont-Saint-Esprit, which left residents suffering hallucinations, has been solved after a writer discovered the US had spiked the bread with LSD as part of an experiment."