Synlait chief executive Leon Clement still hopes to open the company’s new Pokeno milk powder plant on time.
The supposedly independent team at ‘red radio’ were only too happy to run the unadulterated claims by SAFE. However, some reality was put back into the story when Federated Farmers’ straight-talking meat and wool chairman Miles Anderson told RNZ that SAFE did not really care about animal welfare and instead want to end all animal farming. “They are vegan fundamentalists. I take most of what they say with a grain of salt. It would do them a world of good to have a nice leg of lamb.” Brilliant.