In answer to the Great Bacon Scare

First, anything under United Nations control (such as WHO) is almost certainly full of crap and invariably politically motivated. You’re not going to see any pronouncements that might upset, say, Hamas.

Second, in your face, porkophobics:

Bet your bottom dollar their biscuits (not in the British sense of “biscuits”) are better than yours.


  1. fillyjonk »

    28 October 2015 · 7:14 am

    I read somewhere that lifetime risk of colon cancer is 6%.
    And if you eat bacon more-or-less daily, it rises to a shocking 7%.

    Even the normally-alarmist doctors that the local news trot out on occasions like this are very, very “meh” about the pronouncements.

    (I’m guessing that ad was either (a) a joke or (b) issued post-rationing to try to encourage people to go back to using products they hadn’t even SEEN for more than 10 years)

  2. ETat »

    28 October 2015 · 7:16 am

    Prize for best comment – to smb called “Hauser”. Teeth are giveaway!

  3. CGHill »

    28 October 2015 · 7:19 am

    Of course, going from 6 to 7 percent is almost always announced as a 14.3-percent increase,

  4. Dick Stanley »

    29 October 2015 · 2:20 pm

    Obviously the shocking origin of lard-butt.

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