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Vegans furious as Bank of England admits ‘trace’ of animal fat in £5 notes

Mike 125


>>there is a trace of tallow in the polymer pellets used in the base substrate of the polymer

2 questions:

1) Why tallow - is there no synthetic option?

2) Why didn't the people who decide these things foresee the inevitable fuss?

Maybe a page was missing from the requirements spec.

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