China Plays with Spuds for Int'l Potato Year

By: Going Like Sixty - Published:   Updated: Apr 8 2011 • References:
The China news says this 4 foot high peacock is a lantern made out of potatoes. It's on display at a department store in Northeast China's Liaoning Province. 2008 is the International Year of the Potato as declared by the United Nations. The declaration is to promote food safety and alleviate poverty. China/Safety? OOOOkay.

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