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Man Subsists On 20 Potatoes Per Day

A Moses Lake man is trying to send a message to the federal government, one potato at a time.Chris Voigt, Executive Director of The Washington Potato Commission, is on an all potato diet for 60 days. He says the stunt diet is an attempt to get the USDA's attention at a time when potatoes have been eliminated from the Woman Infant Child program. Voigt consumes about 7 pounds of potatoes every day, the equivalent of about 20 tubers/Sally Showman, KXLY. More here.

Question: How many potatoes do you eat in a given week?

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D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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