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Sausage ad banned in UK as misleading for not being shocking enough Now picture all the US ads that get away with this.

Sausage ad banned in UK as misleading for not being shocking enough Now picture all the US ads that get away with this.

Often, when we hear of censorship of film, it's because the footage is too shocking or disturbing. Not so in the case of UK supermarket Tesco's sausage ad. It's found itself banned by the country's Advertising Standards Authority because, basically, it wasn't shocking enough. Apparently the pigs that end up in the company's bangers are not raised in quite as happy conditions as the image above would suggest... I've taken issue before with selective use of both footage and data by animal rights activists , but there's no doubt that the primary culprit in misinformation and misleading imagery about farming is the farming industry itself, and the retail establishments that it supplies. From milk labels adorned with frolicking cows and old-timey barns to ads like the one above, consumers are constantly fed an unrealistic and overly rosy image of the food system we rely on. But...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/supermarket-sausa...

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