Confectionary Worker Plunges into Chocolate Tank

The eight-foot-high vat contained 20,000 pounds of chocolate.

Chocolate Pouring

A worker at Commack, New Jersey-based Simply Natural Foods escaped a potentially dangerous situation last week when he fell into a 20,000-pound tank of chocolate. SNF is the manufacturing arm of HFB Candy, a private label manufacturer of candy.

The 37-year-old worker was saved by fellow workers who pulled him from the eight-foot high vat and called 911. He as taken to an area hospital and treated for an arm injury.