Firefighters eat sausages made of piglets they saved from blaze - VeggieBoards

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#1 Old 08-23-2017, 07:23 PM
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Firefighters eat sausages made of piglets they saved from blaze

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A farmer whose piglets were saved from a barn fire has served the animals up as sausages to thank the firefighters who rescued them.

The baby pigs and two sows were freed by firefighters from Pewsey in Wiltshire when a barn went up in flames in February.

The farmer, Rachel Rivers, promised she would present the firefighters with organic sausages when the animals were slaughtered for their meat. Six months later she did just that and the firefighters cooked the bangers on a barbecue.

However, the farmer and firefighters have faced criticism from some who have found the arrangement a little queasy.

Rivers, who farms near Pewsey, accepted that some vegetarians and animal rights campaigners would not be happy. But she said: “This was just a token gesture to the fire service. They were over the moon with them.
Read the rest here: https://www.theguardian.com/environm...laze-wiltshire

A heartbreaking example of speciesism... I can only hope that any meat eaters who are disturbed by this will rethink their choices.

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