Official: Mechanical failure apparently caused blast at food laboratory, injuring 2 workers
(AP) -- A fire official says a mechanical failure apparently caused two explosions at a food laboratory in northern New Jersey, leaving two workers with cuts and bruises.
Totowa Fire Marshal Allen Del Vecchio tells The Star-Ledger he felt the blast from Pharmachem Laboratories in Totowa at his house a mile away.
Pharmachem produces ingredients that flavor foods. Workers say they had...