P462 Teletext 462 Oct28 21:41:00       ————————  ———————————————————  MP TONY BANKS - NOBODY'S TURNIP!  "I am no food fascist," says, MP Tony Banks. "But if people wish to eat meat and run the risk of dying a horrible, hormone-induced death, it's up to them. "I wouldn't hold such ill-advised people personally responsible for the cruelty inflicted on millions of animals to satisfy the desire for meat. "All I ask is that everyone be aware of the consequences of their eating habits and the healthy alternatives!" ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— Get Into Eco-Scene 448 AN END TO ANIMAL $FSTING? p464 Nevada Tests What's On News
P462 Teletext 462 Oct28 21:54:04       ————————  ———————————————————  MP TONY BANKS - NOBODY'S TURNIP!  "2,000 people are becoming vegetarians every week," claims MP Tony Banks. "Part of the reason why it's not even more, lies in the years of prejudice against vegetarianism. "For example - the image of the veggie as a spotty nerd sporting a woolly hat, an anorak and socks worn under opel\ toed sandals - how unlike myself! "It's seen by those in authority as a mild form of eccentricity." ——————————————————————————————————7/8—— National Tour Dates 626 FOR THE LATEST POP NEWS p621 Nevada Tests What's On News
P462 Teletext 462 Oct28 21:50:10       ————————  ———————————————————  MP TONY BANKS - NOBODY'S TURNIP!  The Govt gives the Meat and Livestock Commission around £4 million each year but donates £130,000 to the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Information Bureau. "We need to render this imbalance. ghy isn't the Governlfnt promoting the health and environmental benefits of vegetarianism? " asks MP Tony Banks. "There's a lot of benefit to be gained not only in terms of the nation, but in terms of the economy." ——————————————————————————————————8/8—— What's On? 630 JOBS/COURSES/CAREERS ADVICE p640 Nevada Tests What's On News
P462 Teletext 462 Oct28 21:50:01       ————————  ———————————————————  MP TONY BANKS - NOBODY'S TURNIP!  Labour MP Tony Banks is proud of the fact that he's a vegetarian, but, he adds with an enlightened smile, "I'm nobody's turnip! "I came to vegetarianism fairly late in my somewhat dissolute life - it has been a bourney of discovery... "My decision was based partly on health grounds and partly on animal welfare considerations. What's the point in campaigning for animals if I eat meat?" ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— Nick Fisher can help you 446 FOR THE LATEST GREEN NEWS p461 Nevada Tests What's On News
P462 Teletext 462 Oct28 21:42:10       ————————  ———————————————————  MP TONY BANKS - NOBODY'S TURNIP!  "At the end of World War Two, because of rationing and constant advice from the Department of Health, the civilian population was healthier than ever," claims vegetarian MP Tony Banks. "Dig for Victory was a most appropriate entreaty. The Government campaign during that time should have contineDd. "The greatest killer in our society is ignorance about our own bodies," he told Teletext. ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— TV Tonight? 421 WHAT HAPPENED TO NEVADA? p463 Nevada Tests What's On News
P462 Teletext 462 Oct28 21:42:00       ————————  ———————————————————  MP TONY BANKS - NOBODY'S TURNIP!  "There is a mass of statistical evidence to prove that a vegetarian diet saves not only lives but vast amounts of money on health services," claims Labour MP Tony Banks. "Studies show that twice as many non- vegetarians have been hospitalised during the past year. "And numerous studies reveal there are fewer cases of vegetarians suffering from cancer and heart disease." ——————————————————————————————————4/8—— Write-It 449 GOT A PEN? GET A PEN PAL! p447 Nevada Tests What's On News
P462 Teletext 462 Oct28 21:40:10       ————————  ———————————————————  MP TONY BANKS - NOBODY'S TURNIP!  A vegetarian is likely to save the National Health Service an average of £40,000 during a lifetime, says animal rights campaigner Tony Banks MP. "Of all food poisoning cases, 95% occur in animal foods... "An old boke in the East End is 'when the bottom has fallen out of your world eat a local hamburger and let the world fall out of your bottom.' It's not altogether funny!" he said. ——————————————————————————————————5/8—— Bamboozle 458 SAVE THE WORLD'S FORESTS! p448 Nevada Tests What's On News
P462 Teletext 462 Oct28 21:41:00       ————————  ———————————————————  MP TONY BANKS - NOBODY'S TURNIP!  "Meat production causes environmental problems," says Labour MP Tony Banks. "Many of the serious water pollution incidents reported to the National Rivers Authority are due to slurry and sewage from livestock. Slurry spread on land contributes to acid rain. "What's more, livestock is the single largest source of methane emissions in the UK, adding to the greenhouse effect and it uses a lot of fossil fuel!" ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— Tune Into Planet Sounds 620 SUPERSCROOGE SORTS IT OUT! p674 Nevada Tests What's On News