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Rook Salad Off The Menu In Isle of Wight Pub: Cannibals On Loose In London

by | 23rd, August 2011

TO Paedo Island , formerly Isle of Wight, where rook salad is off the menu at the Taverners gastropub in Godshill.

Also off the menu is the rook farmer who sold the meat to a rook meat wholesaler  – a 45-year-old from Ryde who has been arrested and formally cautioned on suspicion of contravening the Wildlife and Countryside Act.

Paul Cantwell, of Natural England, says:

“Under the provisions of a general licence issued by Natural England, it is legal to undertake control of rooks for certain purposes. It is also technically legal for people to eat the birds they kill under the licence, but it has never been legal to sell wild birds killed for human consumption, with the exception of the wood pigeon.”

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