EU Eurocrats



You can literally sink under the weight of all the heavy handed measures passed into legislation by the big bureaucracies. Supposedly they alone, faceless bureaucrats and temporary politicians, have all the wisdom and knowledge on hand to decide every single issue in society, even to the small toys that we buy for our children. You could almost scream. KGS

Despite having been popular favourites for generations of children, party games including whistles and magnetic fishing games are to be banned because their small parts or chemicals used in making them are decreed to be too risky.

Apparently harmless toys that children have enjoyed for decades are now regarded by EU regulators as posing an unacceptable safety risk.

Whistle blowers, that scroll out into a a long coloured paper tongue when sounded – a party favourite at family Christmas meals – are now classed as unsafe for all children under 14.

The new rules are designed to protect children from the chance that a piece of the whistle could be swallowed and cause choking

More here.

4 Responses

  1. In the famous words of John McEnroe, ” You cant be serious”.

  2. Why is it that these things are not safe? I really liked them as a kid.

  3. Whistle blowers??

    Surely you mean whistleblowers. I can understand why the EU would not like the latter.

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