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Re: Re: OT - [rant alert] This is the sickest thing ever!

Oh thank god they are distributing these rations and not burning them.
Thanks for the update, Cyndi! I had not seen the Times article.

 On 9/21/05, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSR <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> Re the article about British food aid being burned, I found a thread on
> another of my mailing lists.
> Times article URL:
> http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,23889-1773364,00.html
> From the Sept. 10 London Times:
> "But last night, five days after the first batches of aid arrived from
> Britain and after negotiations with the British Government, the agency
> waived the ban, paving the way for the food to be distributed to those who
> need it. "
> "A Cabinet Office spokeswoman said: "The United States Department of
> Agriculture has cleared ration packs for onward distribution. Meals from
> all
> EU member states have been cleared."
> Seems like there was plenty of needless delay and bureaucracy involved but
> it wasn't quite as dire as the Mirror (which is, after all, a tabloid)
> made
> it out to be.
> Cyndi
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