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Tons of British food aid to be BURNED by Americans

by lawnorder Mon Sep 26th, 2005 at 01:29:02 PM EST

Just a heads up for you guys:

Mirror.co.uk - News - EXCLUSIVE: UP IN FLAMES
Tons of British aid donated to help Hurricane Katrina victims to be BURNED by Americans

HUNDREDS of tons of British food aid shipped to America for starving Hurricane Katrina survivors is to be burned. US red tape is stopping it from reaching hungry evacuees. Instead tons of the badly needed Nato ration packs, the same as those eaten by British troops in Iraq, has been condemned as unfit for human consumption. And unless the bureaucratic mess is cleared up soon it could be sent for incineration. One British aid worker last night called the move "sickening senselessness" and said furious colleagues were "spitting blood"...

"This is utter madness. People have worked their socks off to get food into the region...

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