Government health warnings on sausages

  lofty29 12:33 31 Mar 2008
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I can see that in futer the humble banger will have to carry a government health warning, and may be banned in public places due to the dangers of passive sausage contamination

  wee eddie 12:41 31 Mar 2008

these days ~ I'm not that surprised!

There are made from Mechanically Recovered Meat (MRM), it's a sort of slurry that is blasted off the bones with a water jet and then partially dried. Not too dry of course, that water adds extra weight and therefor value, but enough to stop you noticing it.

Proper sausages are a different matter.

Good Health is very much a matter of balancing what you eat and it's content with, how much you do.

  Covergirl 12:47 31 Mar 2008

Something else on the list of cancer causing products. I'm selling up and going to live as a recluse in the mountains of Tibet where, no doubt, the sun will fry me to a cancerous cinder.

  peter99co 13:21 31 Mar 2008

Is it safe to eat a Haggis after you have caught it? I love 'em

  wee eddie 13:35 31 Mar 2008

I only ever eat the shorter legs; the longer, or downside, legs are a little tough I find. Maybe we should use these for sausages!

  lofty29 13:45 31 Mar 2008

I hope the both of you are obeying all the human rights, and health and safety regulations, and not hunting them during the close season

  wee eddie 13:51 31 Mar 2008

The little baskets are worse than rabbits.

If it weren't for the Tourists and the American Market, I don't know how we'd shift the stuff!

  Quickbeam 14:28 31 Mar 2008

No one suggesting it's an untruth because of the source...?

  donki 14:58 31 Mar 2008

Maybe they should be a below the counter item beside my ciggys :)!!

Buy your sauseages from a good butcher and your fine! A load of tripe if you ask me!

  pchelper001 15:09 31 Mar 2008

didnt richard hammond do a programme about sausages for his 'should i worry about' series on the bbc? I cant remember the outcome, but i was pretty shocked.

  Quickbeam 15:13 31 Mar 2008

'cause we'll all surely die of something or another, sooner or later, one day or another:)

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