08 September 1999
French food ‘martyr’ freed from jail
THE leader of the French farmers revolt against McDonalds restaurants and the “invasion of France by American food”, has been released from jail
José Bové, received a heros welcome after being released on bail in Montpellier to face charges for his part in the ransacking of a McDonalds site.
He had refused to apply for bail.
- The Times 08/09/99 page 13 (World in Brief)
- The Guardian 08/09/99 page 17 (In Brief)
- Big M bows to farmer pressure, FWi, (07 September, 1999)