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Percy Pig at risk of removal from BoB menu due to Government health initiative?

Percy Pig at risk of removal from BoB menu due to Government health initiative?

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Old Jun 3, 18, 11:32 am
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Percy Pig at risk of removal from BoB menu due to Government health initiative?

Everybody who flies shorthaul and reads the BOB menu knows that on every flight a famous passenger is aboard (but don't tell anyone ) - Percy Pig. Yet according to the Daily Mail, "Percy Pig could be BANNED by health secretary Jeremy Hunt".

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Old Jun 3, 18, 11:43 am
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The title of this thread has been altered to more accurately reflect the story (not that it could realistically have less accurately represented it, frankly ...).

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Old Jun 3, 18, 11:54 am
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For one awful moment there I thought bacon rolls were on the hitlist
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Old Jun 3, 18, 12:05 pm
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Originally Posted by bisonrav View Post
For one awful moment there I thought bacon rolls were on the hitlist
your favourite in ET Y 😉, it would seem you’re safe @bisonrav. Don’t know how you’d cope on your GGL quest without your favourite SH snack.
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Old Jun 3, 18, 12:37 pm
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The title of this thread has been altered to more accurately reflect the story (not that it could realistically have less accurately represented it, frankly ...).


For the record of history it was something like "Famous BA passenger at risk of attack from government minister"!

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Old Jun 3, 18, 12:51 pm
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For one awful moment there I thought bacon rolls were on the hitlist
I wish they would go; they are dry, tasteless and full of that white stuff but at least they are not as awful as the omelet rolls!
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your favourite in ET Y 😉, it would seem you’re safe @bisonrav. Don’t know how you’d cope on your GGL quest without your favourite SH snack.
Indeed. I mean bugger LPGS, some things are genuinely important.

Mind you, on a similar tack, hopefully BA will ban Jamie Oliver from 241s.
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In the current climate where vegetarianism and veganism are so popular, I'm surprised BA doesn't stock M&S sweets made with a vegetarian friendly gelatine - that would at least keep a multitude of people happy!

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Old Jun 4, 18, 3:15 am
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In the current climate where vegetarianism and veganism are so popular,
14% of the UK say they are vegetarian (source: Gresham College), 2% actually are when you check the output(!) and that hasn't changed in a decade (source: NDNS) and meat consumption per head is rising (source: OECD).
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In the current climate where vegetarianism and veganism are so popular, I'm surprised BA doesn't stock M&S sweets made with a vegetarian friendly gelatine - that would at least keep a multitude of people happy!
I'd be more worried about providing for those with food allergies - they don't have a choice in what to eat.

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Old Jun 4, 18, 5:25 am
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Originally Posted by signol View Post
I'd be more worried about providing for those with food allergies - they don't have a choice in what to eat.

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A significant amount of vegans are vegans for health reasons. With that said, the vegan "movement" will die off over the next 2-3 years, as the a decent size of the moral vegans are more than willing to eat lab grown meat. People who want to be vegan but don't want to give up meat will jump on the lab grown meat boat.

As for the topic at hand, it's just another example of the nanny state at it's finest. Sales of Percy pigs will explode if they get a firm ban.
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Old Jun 4, 18, 5:30 am
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I'd be more worried about providing for those with food allergies - they don't have a choice in what to eat.

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I'd be more worried about sticking enough food on those longer flights. Complaints about passengers going hungry on return flights from the likes of MAD, MXP, MUC, JTR, JMK, ATH, IST, JMK have spiked lately. Not so good!
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For the record of history it was something like "Famous BA passenger at risk of attack from government minister"!
Nobody got worried about CWS?
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