Francois Baird’s latest missive refers (“Chicken importers require better arguments (”, April 25). It is time the curtain came down on the longest-running farce in SA theatre history, as choreographed by Baird and his colleagues.

The plot is simple: without being able to substantiate anything, blame the ills of the local poultry industry on importers, and a protectionist government will likely render tariff assistance — to the detriment of consumers...

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