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Frankfurter Allegemeine Zeitung, June 4th, 2009

Vote Europe for a better chicken

Published on 4 June 2009 at 15:25
Frankfurter Allegemeine Zeitung, June 4th, 2009

It’s plucked, cellophane wrapped and none too appetising, but it seems chicken is one of the main issues in the European elections, or at least the Frankfurter Allegemeine Zeitungbelieves so. Its front page carries a photo of a fowl used in an election poster campaign. "War and peace is so yesterday," the daily claims. "Today it’s a question of leg or breast, of consumer protection and proper labelling." For those who want chicken that’s protected by a plethora of "instructions, explanations and warnings against eventual dangers", the FAZ advises that the European Parliament awaits their vote.

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