Good news: no horse meat in the pies. Bad news: no meat at all in the pies

Richard Drew/Associated Press

Richard Drew/Associated Press

This is quite funny. ¬†A concerned Iceland Government decides to check for horse meat in its meat pies and discovers they’ve been keeping the price low in a completely different way.

Icelandic meat inspector Kjartan Hreinsson says his team didn’t find any horsemeat, but one brand of locally produced beef pie left it stumped: it contained no meat at all.

“That was the peculiar thing,” Hreinsson said in a telephone interview Friday. “It was labelled as beef pie, so it should be beef pie.” ¬†

Hreinsson said it appeared to be some kind of vegetable matter. He said the mystery pie was traced to a firm in western Iceland and the case had been handed to municipal authorities

That reminds me… bring back Georgie Pie

Source: CBC News

  • Jack The Ladd

    Not dissimilar to why NZ pies cannot enter Aussie pie competitions……tooooo much meat.

  • Pissedoffyouth

    Grant Roberson recently visited a pie factory in Iceland

  • Rodger T

    I must say ,I have not had the pleasure of purchasing an ol`bite and suck pie for quite a while now.

  • williamabong

    Just another legacy from Ms Klark, she has been meat free for years.

  • blazer

    Georgie Pie was discontinued because it was not a profitable operation.People remember $1 pies,no hope of them returning.