Blog: Udderly reprehensible

Catherine Sleep | 10 August 2004

Doubtless the upcoming Olympic Games in Athens will throw up the usual scandals over substance abuse and general foul play as athletes strive to be the fastest and strongest.

You don’t expect this least savoury aspect of top level sport to be replicated at agricultural shows though. And yet one of Australia’s largest agricultural shows has been marred by ‘udder tampering’. Cattle owners were found to have injected their animals’ udders with an unknown substance to make them larger, and it is even suspected that farmers had glued their cows’ teats shut to stop milk leaking.

This is cruel and unusual , not to mention unsporting, behaviour and I hope severe punishment is meted out.

Poor show


BLOG

just-food back up and running

To follow on from our earlier notice and after some hard work from our technical team, just-food is back live after today's power outage....

BLOG

Storm Doris causes power outage at just-food

Much of the UK has felt the impact of Storm Doris today - and just-food's head office has been no exception....

BLOG

Fyffes to face Ethical Trading Initiative disciplinary committee

A year after union officials alleged Fyffes abused workers on plantations in Central America - and called on the produce giant to be kicked out of the Ethical Trading Initiative forum - the company is...

BLOG

Could 3G Capital's next move be in foodservice?

Much of the chatter about where 3G Capital could look next has centred on packaged food - but might the private-equity fund be about to extend its foodservice empire?...

just-food homepage



Forgot your password?