Let them eat steak: butchers fight back in French culinary wars | Pauline Bock

Attacked by vegan activists, meat producers are waging a campaign for the hearts and stomachs of the nation’s diners

Food in France is always political. Marie-Antoinette ran into trouble after advising the poor to eat cake; the far right has made its “fight” against halal meat in schools its rallying cry and don’t get a French person started on whether to say pain au chocolat or chocolatine (a burning topic dividing the country, which was even discussed in parliament in May).

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Source: theguardian
Let them eat steak: butchers fight back in French culinary wars | Pauline Bock