Skip to comments.Australian children banned from blowing out candles on birthday cakes together—might spread germs
Posted on 02/06/2013 3:30:36 PM PST by Olog-hai
Australian children are to be banned from blowing out candles together on birthday cakesbecause they could be puffing germs onto one another. And in what is seen as an attempt to bubble wrap children, youngsters attending birthday parties will be told to take along individual cup cakes on which to place single candles.
The extraordinary new guidelines from the countrys National Health and Medical Research Council has provoked an angry response from parents who say that the nanny state is trying to take all the fun out of birthday parties. Even doctors say that the birthday rules are going to farbecause children are also now expected to wash their hands before jumping into a sandpit to play with their friends.
Day care staff will also be instructed to wash toys, doorknobs floors and cushion covers every day to prevent the spread of germs
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The Land Down Under goes Germophobe (bacillophobe, properly, IIRC). This will prevent their childrens immune systems from developing, and make them more prone to illness.
Australian children to be banned from blowing out candles on birthday cakes together because they might spread germs
I clicked on the article to make sure this wasn’t satire.
Big Brother is a party pooper.
Every time I read something like this I’m glad I’m at end of my life instead of just starting out.
The world has gone mad.
I guess the next step is the birthday candle police.
Awe Geez Edith!
Great....so the kids will never fully develop their immune systems, and therefore when they grow up, they’ll constantly be sick.
The immune system is like a muscle, use it, or lose it.
but the same people will encourage those kids to have rampant sex....crazies
Don’t worry I am sure all the anal and oral sex they’ll be encouraged into will boost their immunities...
Remind me how long we humans have been blowing out candles on birthday cakes? At this point, the Lord just needs to come back now. What is he waiting for?
Remind me how long we humans have been blowing out candles on birthday cakes? At this point, the Lord just needs to come back now. What is He waiting for?
I wonder if they'll have to register b'day parties and have the cake police show up to monitor the situation. Of course they're not following people around the cities seeing who's breathing on whom ....
He’s probably saying to himself, “This is what I died for?”
Everyday - it’s something new on Free Repub...I get so depressed coming on here every morning and reading the tear lines...it’s one crazy story after another...it’s good to know of course...I’ve gone from a pot of coffee to a straight shots of espresso! It’s the only way I can deal with the insanity...
Underdeveloped immune systems will be a scourge in the future. Today’s kids, city kids in particular, don’t have anywhere near the resistance to infection earlier generations have.
with plenty of BRD too
I hear you. The sane World we once knew is disapearing fast.
and that could lead to brd
They can give out the new Boy Scout badges in class!
I know just how you feel...but I don't know what I'd do without FR. With that, allow this lowly noob to urge everyone to donate to the Freepathon. That bar needs to be moving faster.
Don’t pick on the Aussies. At least they are still letting their children eat cake. Rather have the candle police than Mochelle’s food police.
One leads to the other.
One leads to the other.
I hear you. It’s a real chore to keep informed. And then hear friends/family respond with blank stares when you mention Fast and Furious, Solyndra, the details of the Benghazi attack... Depressing.
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