Follow up: Crack an egg

Following on the egg controversy, here are two short notes saying why it is plainly not true [1] and [2]. There is also a great post, very clear and well informed by Nosemonkey here: [3] And finally the text adopted by the Parliament (pdf, 85 pages) [4].

As I was telling previously, the provision to indicate the weight doesn’t ban any sell by number

Everybody knows that bananas are sold by weight, but you still count the number of bananas your buying – everybody is happy with that… Well, it should be easy to do the same for eggs (though, be careful not to mix up bananas and eggs in the kitchen)

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3 Comments on “Follow up: Crack an egg”

  1. […] soutenant que les nouvelles règles interdiraient la vente d’œufs à la douzaine, ce qui est évidement faux et a été complétement monté par les médias britanniques en particulier […]

  2. […] with a false rumor pretending that the new rules would  ban selling eggs by the dozen, that is of course not true and has been completely over covered by the British news in […]

  3. […] One can also notice that, even thought some of the presented myths come from France or Germany, most (like 90%) of the story originated on the other size of the channel ; not only from The Sun or The Daily Mail, … but some also from the BBC of the Guardian. It’s no too much of a surprise, let’s remember that a few months ago, rumors of the EU banning the selling of eggs by number has been spreading for about a week [*,*]. […]


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