Irish fry – heart attack on a plate

“Often described as a heart attack on a plate, the traditional [Irish] fry is now being treated as a crime scene. The Irish Farmers’ Association has joined forces with Bord Bia to track down retailers who pass off imported pork products as Irish…Given the enormous quantities of chemicals and preservatives used throughout the food sector, there is a rich irony about the fuss being created over the international movement of pork”

[“Beware any suspicious looking pork in your area”, Liam Fay, Irish Independent, 8 September 2012]


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