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Irish Pork Safe: But Must Be Destroyed. Sounds Like Pig Shit.

December 7th, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Irish Government has pulled all pork slaughtered in Ireland since September. Supermarkets and butchers have been told to remove all products from sale.

Britain imports a lot of pork from Ireland every year however the UK Food Standards Agency has said they do not consider Irish pork to be a great risk and don’t want to start a “scare”. Now I have heard of Bullshit and Horseshit as expressions for this kind of action but this is the first time in my life I have been fed “official Pigshit”.

The scary thing is the lack of responsibility being offered here: Your health is less important than than not starting a scare? If the Irish government say the 80 – 200 x safe levels of Dioxins found in their pork mean it should not be eaten are they really to be disbelieved?

A message to the UK Food Standards Agency: Your behaviour is reminiscent of the Conservative former Agriculture Minister John Gummer – force feeding his child BSE laden hamburgers before the true extent of BSE was understood.

I want to see the head of the UK Food Standards Agency on TV today eating 100 spare ribs from known Irish Pork killed since September.

UPDATE 9.59am:

Associated Press – December 6, 2008 8:53 PM ET DUBLIN, Ireland (AP) – Ireland has issued an international warning for people not to consume Irish-produced pork products because they could contain dangerous levels of contaminants.”

An “International warning” this nation wants to ignore !