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October 26, 2000
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The report emphasised... that there had been no deliberate intention by ministers or Whitehall to deceive or protect farming interests at the expense of consumers. Yeah, right.
posted by Mocata (2 comments total)

"Mr Gummer insisted beef was safe to eat. In a now infamous incident, he publicly fed his four-year-old daughter Cordelia a beefburger in a bid to calm public alarm."
posted by Mocata at 9:05 AM on October 26, 2000

'Former Prime Minister John Major told the House of Commons: "All of us... must accept our own responsibilities for shortcomings that were made and the problems that arose from them."'
posted by Mocata at 9:14 AM on October 26, 2000

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