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Made Up Phenomenon: Dangerous biscuits


Some newspaper reports have suggested that 25m people - nearly half the population - have been injured eating biscuits, with more than 500 people needing hospital treatment.

Donal MacIntyre and Penny Haslam suspected they were on the trail of another Made Up Phenomenon.

Donal MacIntyre was broadcast on BBC Radio 5 live on Sunday 13 September 2009 at 1930 BST. Or download the free podcast.

If you have spotted a possible Made Up Phenomenon which you would like the team to investigate, email


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