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Wednesday, May 26, 2004
This BBC story discusses an European Union ruling that butchers are not allowed to give away bones and meat trimings for dogs, unless such waste is stored and displayed like all other meat products sold to the public.
The Defra [Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs] spokesman added: "All the waste from a butcher's shop is being seen as a by-product and must not be used for human consumption.
Oh, the unintended consequences of protecting special interests. As one local butcher put it:
I would blame it on the French, but it is just Leviathan. Alas, poor Fido and Spot now suffer from the bureaucracy.
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