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Is The Doner a Goner? EU Rules Could See Kebabs Banned | ከ “እባብ”

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 4, 2017

KEBAB = ከ “እባብ

  • The European Union’s legislature moving to ban the phosphates used meat slabs
  • Citing health concerns based on studies that linked phosphates to heart disease
  • But takeaway owners say there is ‘doner discrimination’ against Turkish business

A change in European Union rules could see doner kebabs banned across the continent, infuriating takeaways and fast-food lovers.

The European Union’s legislature is moving to ban the phosphates used in the slabs of meat at the heart of the popular street snack that originated in Turkey.

Up-in-arms kebab vendors in Germany have skewered the idea.

EU lawmakers are citing health concerns based on studies that linked phosphates to cardiovascular disease.

Owners of takeaway restaurants and industry groups claim the additives are needed to keep seasoned kebab meat juicy and flavorful, both during transport and on the vertical retail rotisseries where it is cooked.

Fueling the brouhaha is that some sausages containing phosphates are allowed to be sold in EU countries and would not be affected by any move involving kebab meat.

The disparity has some vendors alleging that ‘doner discrimination’ was cooked up deliberately to disadvantage Turkish-owned businesses.

‘If the European Parliament gets its way, this would be the death sentence for the entire doner kebab industry in the European Union,’ Kenan Koyuncu of the German Association of Doner Kebab Producers told Germany’s Bild daily newspaper.

Renate Sommer, a member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party in the European Parliament, wrote on Facebook that ‘a ban of the phosphate addition would be the end of doner production and would lead to the loss of thousands of jobs.’

Selected Comments:

Good it’s disgusting foreign junk anyway

Kebabs are truly awful, but then again, so is the majority of fast food

For once I agree with the eu. kebab meat is not fit for animals never mind humans.

It’s disgusting, vile and not fit for human consumption. I would not give my dog kebab meat!!!!

If you watched what went into a Kebab you would never eat one YUK

It’s all halal–i do not eat halal knowingly

They should ban the halal meat that goes into them

I’d have thought the biggest threat to health is the unhygienic way the meat is prepared, stored and handled.

Funny how people like the Turks always quote persecution over tiny matters when in their “liberal” country people actually disappear and are never seen again. Why don’t you go back if you don’t like it here.?

Good idea..Close all the a Kebab shops down, you never see a Turk eat a Donor Kebab do you? They have more sense, the donor Kebab is 90% fat and gristle and only served and purchased by British Drunks coss any sane person wouldn’t touch one with a bargepole. 5-7years ago health and safety raided 20 Kebab shops up and down the country to test how much Lamb % was in their Donors. 15 had less than 5% 4 hadn’t any Lamb at all and used substitute meats like chicken which was cheaper and 1 shop after testing didn’t have Lamb, Chicken, Beef, Pork or any meats whatsoever, even being tested for Dog and Cat and after DNA testing coudn’t work out what was actually in the Kebab whatsoever!!.

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