## Archive for the ‘death by chocolate’ Category

March 30, 2022
According to **The Guinness Book of Records** the largest chocolate Easter Egg went on display at Le Acciaierie Shopping Centre, in Cortenuova, Italy, on 2011.

** Egg Weight = 7,200 kg = 15,873 lbs**

**Height = 10 m = 34 ft**

**Circumference = 19.6 m = 64 ft**

**The sugar content for easter eggs is: 55-65% by weight**

**So we will assume the sugar content of the giant egg was in the middle:**

# 60%

## The weight of sugar in the giant egg equals:

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February 24, 2021
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February 21, 2021

#### Chocolate contains a poison called Theobromine.

#### LD50 for Theobromine for cats is 200mg.

#### LD = Lethal Dose. LD50= Lethal Dose for 50% of the population. Cats in this case. This is how poison toxicity is measured.

#### According to The Royal Society of Chemistry, cats are hypersensitive to Theobromine but, as cats cannot taste sweetness, they are rarely poisoned.

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