Not even when the minister showed the interview, denying any criticism of Castilla y León, did the PP abandon the controversy. “This is what I said about livestock in Castilla y León in the aforementioned interview: a fair praise of extensive livestock! But Mr. Mañueco is desperate for far-right votes and that is why he resorts to lying and manipulating lobbies I hope he will rectify”, wrote Garzón. The president of Castilla y León, Alfonso Fernández Mañueco, has charged again against the Minister of Consumption, Alberto Garzón, inventing an attack on the hoteliers. On your Twitter social network account has written that “after attacking the meat sector, Garzón is now attacking the hoteliers” and adds that “first-class food is eaten in the restaurants of Spain and Castilla y León” and that the Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, “cannot support a minister who systematically damages” the productive sectors for not one more minute in government. Mañueco has also posted a video with these statements during a “popular meeting” in Ávila.
The president of the Board thus uses a video from the Ministry of Consumption, not from Garzón, which was posted on Twitter last Wednesday and in which restaurants are not mentioned nor is there any attack on hoteliers, but instead gives advice on how use the ‘tuppers’ when there is no other choice but to eat at the office or at the university and home cooking is preferred.
Thus, Consumption gives some guidelines so that the use of these containers does not pose any danger, from how to handle food when cooking it, to the advantages and disadvantages between glass and plastic ‘tuppers’, or how to store or transport them afterwards.
At no time in the video is the hospitality industry mentioned. “As at home you don’t eat anywhere… But if you have to do it at the office or at university and want to eat ‘homemade’, follow these tips when storing and moving your Tupperware,” the tweet says.
Eight days before the start of the regional election campaign in Castilla y León, advanced by Mañueco, Garzón’s words are manipulated again, with the particularity that this time the minister has not even spoken about that subject.
A couple of weeks ago, Mañueco, already a tweet with Garzón’s clipped statements about the macro-farms. “The meat sector is honest, responsible and of quality and Garzón’s statements are irresponsible, he ignores reality. But what is least understood is that Spain is spoken of abroad abroad. Sánchez must dismiss Garzón now, he cannot wait not one more day,” Mañueco said.
Garzón stated in an interview in The Guardian that the macro-farms “contaminate the soil, contaminate the water and then export this poor-quality meat from these mistreated animals.” In that same interview, he referred positively to traditional, extensive, environmentally sustainable livestock farming, and gave as an example the pace that this form of production has in several autonomous communities, including Castilla y León.
Not even when the minister showed the interview, denying any criticism of Castilla y León, did the PP abandon the controversy. “This is what I said about livestock in Castilla y León in the aforementioned interview: a fair praise of extensive livestock! But Mr. Mañueco is desperate for far-right votes and that is why he resorts to lying and manipulating lobbies I hope I rectify it,” Garzón wrote.