"It is believed that there is the possibility that human remains were fed to pigs," says the report prepared earlier this year by a branch of Health Canada.
"This poses no known risks to the food supply. The viruses . . . - hepatitis B and C, HIV and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, tuberculosis - do not cross the species barrier and would be inactivated by the pig digestive system."
Well... thanks a fucking lot, Health Canada. Now I can sleep easier that the pork shoulder that I ate in Victoria a couple of years back didn't taste like skank!
Maybe weapons-grade plutonium is also safe for kids, right? Right?