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Brussels to ban wood burning ovens

December 16th, 1999
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Brussels roasted on wood-burning ovens
The cries of anguish from trendy chefs and diners were heard in Brussels yesterday when they learned that their cherished wood-burning ovens were to be banned by Eurocrats.
(Daily Mail, 16 December 1999)

There is no such intention, as the Commission’s Spokesman made very clear the previous day after similar reports first appeared in the Italian press.  Astonishingly, the Daily Mail still chose to run the story regardless of this direct denial.  Challenged on this, the paper refused to print a correction.

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