Soundbites

2019-02-27 12:07:09

“If we don’t change our ways, we’re going to be in the funeral parlours… because we’re all going to be fat and dead.” Steve Holland, chairman of Mississippi’s public health committee, on the latest survey showing that the state is the fattest in the US, with more than 30 per cent of its adults now considered obese (The Washington Post, 28 August) “Maybe we couldn’t go to Tahiti, Bermuda or Africa. But we had something nobody else had – our very own toxic waste dump.” Andrea Stierle, a biologist at the University of Montana,