Taiwan officials throw pig guts in parliament in fist fight over pork imports

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    Opposition lawmakers hurled pig organs inside Taiwan’s parliament on Friday to protest the government’s decision to ease restrictions on pork imports from the United States. Taiwan’s legislature frequently sees chaotic clashes between rival lawmakers but Friday’s scuffles were particularly novel. Lawmakers from the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party dumped buckets of pork organs on the debating chamber floor. Taiwan’s government recently announced it would allow imports of US pork fed with the additive ractopamine from January st. Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH

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