Pork scare highlights ‘flawed’ waste policy

The Irish managing director of incinerator firm Indaver has claimed the recent scare over contaminated pork feed has bolstered the case for incineration in Ireland.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
3rd January, 2009

The Irish managing director of incinerator firm Indaver has claimed the recent scare over contaminated pork feed has bolstered the case for incineration in Ireland.

John Ahern said that all the food scares of recent years had been linked to the ‘‘inappropriate’’ recycling of waste. The pork crisis arose after pig feed made by a Carlow factory that recycles food waste was contaminated with a mixture of chemicals known as PCBs, which came from oil....

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