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01st Dec 2017

Bad News – Kebabs Could Be Banned Under New Health Regulations


It’s the ritual many of us enjoy every weekend: go out, get hammered, make a total arse of yourself, stumble to the takeaway and grab a kebab.

Then cadge a lift in a taxi and jobs a good ‘en.

Well, this Friday night, enjoy that meaty guilty pleasure of yours- because it may well be your last.

New EU rules could see kebabs banned for good.

It all started when health officials started taking note of studies which suggest that phosphates, the additive in kebabs that keeps it juicy, is linked to heart disease. 

On Tuesday, MEPs in The Health Committee for the European Union rejected proposals to allow frozen donner meat to contain the additive, putting the donor industry in serious jeopardy.

Kenan Koyuncu of the German Association of Doner Kebab Producers told The Sun, “If the European Parliament gets its way, this would be the death sentence for the entire doner kebab industry in the European Union.” 

The proposals will be debated in the European Parliament on 11-14 December and, if it gets backing from a majority, you may have to say good-bye to your favourite sesh treat.

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