Article image
Article image

TO THE EDITOR. Sir,—-Can you inform me if the Inspector of Slaughter-houses for Ashburton is m any way responsible for the condition of meat exposed for sale by auction m this town? If so he should have inspected a carcase of pork offered for sale on Saturday last m Ashburton, and not only condemned the lot as totally unfit for food, but taken immediate steps to punish the offending owner who endeavoured to palm off such stuff as I refer to on the public here. The mutton at the same place would hardly pass muster at either Belfast or Islington freezing works, and the excuse perhaps ready that " this line is for dog's meat" will not hold good as regards the " pork," as it is well-known even dogs won't eat that, even if good meat, much less such rubbish as above noted.—l am etc., Wallaby.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG18900811.2.12.2

Bibliographic details

Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2488, 11 August 1890

Word Count
145

Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2488, 11 August 1890

Working