posted on Sep, 18 2013 @ 10:14 PM
I apologize in advance if this has been posted, I could not find anything in a search.
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - A sweet almost maple syrup-like smell in the air was being reported in portions of Manhattan, Queens and New Jersey on
It is not clear where the aroma was coming from.
In 2005 and 2009, a similar scent was reported and traced back to a perfume factory in northern New Jersey.
Back then, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the harmless scent was the "result of the manufacturing of fragrances and food flavors" coming from the
Frutarom factory in North Bergen, N.J. which uses seeds that contain a compound found in maple syrup.
I am sure it will turn out to be nothing, but a little curious at the same time. A little scary to think about all the possibilities it COULD be. My
question is, if this were from the manufacturing of food, or fragrance factories in the area, would this not be something that had been smelled
before? According to one resident:
On Wednesday, Good Day New York spoke with people on the Upper East Side at 72nd St. and Third Ave. who described what they smelled:
“It’s weird. I’ve been here about 50 years off and on and it’s the first time I’ve smelled that. There are other smells but never
Read more: www.myfoxny.com...
Again, I am sure it is nothing, but as of now, the smell remains a mystery.
edit on 18-9-2013 by thesmokingman because: (no reason given)