Sunday 17 December 2017

Rear view: Down with the salad dealers

I’ll have pepperoni and olives with that! Rihanna’s spectacular gown at the Met Gala in New York was likened to a
pizza. Or, did she just grab some curtains from a hotel room somewhere?
I’ll have pepperoni and olives with that! Rihanna’s spectacular gown at the Met Gala in New York was likened to a pizza. Or, did she just grab some curtains from a hotel room somewhere?
Kim Bielenberg

Kim Bielenberg

This week we learned with pride that Ireland is racing, or possibly waddling, to the top of the chart to become the fattest country in Europe.

Inevitably, attention will focus on our fondness for fast food, and the fact that too many schoolchildren gorge themselves on burgers and chips; and a day has not really started for many adults without a breakfast roll, washed down with a can of Coke.

We may fret about fast food, but we should really be placing the responsibility where really it lies. It's time to point the finger at the salad industry.

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