I worked for two of the biggest oil Co's in the World and never met anyone who believes in Abiotic oil. Still you have obviously read Thomas Golds paper so that must trump the collective views of the oil industries opinion on such matters as well as 99.999999% of academics in this field.
"OK, Linda, we didn't quite get the shot. Hair in the gate. Went slightly out of focus. Afraid that we are going to have to do it again. Right, back to start position. Quiet on the set everyone. When you're ready Linda. Take 75 annnnnnnnnnnnnnnnd... action!"
It was a light-hearted attack on how nutty, pardon the pun, our society has become. That people have abdicated responsibility for their own decisions and actions and are so quick to litigiously look at ways of laying blame elsewhere.
If I had a kid with a serious food allergy, I'd never trust a label. Never. The girl at the centre of this thread had had allergies her whole life, so I take it previous experiences of a reaction would not have been pleasant to witness or deal with - putting her and her family on constant watch, to the point that if she didn't consider the possibility of something untoward lurking in her baguette, her parents would have. Surely?
"Natasha had suffered from food allergies her entire life, but diligently scrutinised labels and was alert to the danger of cross-contamination, the inquest heard."
Cross-contamination! It says it there in the early inquest report. If you buy something from a bakery you must know that seeds of all types - especially the type that will make you suffer - are likely used there. Why take the risk? Does anyone honestly believe that, once sesame buns are baked for example, the whole bakery is given a deep clean before the oatmeal-topped ones are made?
I think those words sum it up: why take the risk?
If I knowingly drive my car with defective brakes, it's my fault if I can't stop and cause an accident. Similarly, the blame's on me if I develop pancreatitis or liver disease or any other conditions associated with over-imbibing in alcohol. I can't say I haven't been warned; alcohol health messages are in the media weekly, if not daily. Same goes for smoking - which I don't do; no smoker has any excuse for saying they weren't aware that tobacco would cause them any harm.
I could go on, but I'm going to end with this, which is the most important part of this thread: the loss of this girl's life and her potential is a tragedy. I feel for the family.