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Locust bean pods

The whole locust bean pod is several inches long. It is hard and dry and contains several hard seeds that are used in the food industry. Crushed pieces of the pod used to be a common component of muesli mixes but the seeds sometimes made their way into the mixture as well. There were several fatalities in rabbits that swallowed the seeds and died from intestinal obstruction so the leading manufacturers withdraw locust beans from their mixtures.
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