Debreziner check dishes up mixed results

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Only three of 13 investigated Debreziner sausages were given the top rating by a consumer rights organisation.The Association for Consumer Information (VKI) checked the quality of Debreziner sausages offered by 13 snack stand chains and firms delivering to supermarkets. The VKI said today (Weds) that just three products were considered as faultless, while some of […]

Watchdog gives sausages the thumbs up

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Lifestyle

The vast majority of Frankfurter sausages examined by a consumer information organisation have passed the quality check with flying colours.The Association for Consumer Information (VKI) said today (Thurs) that the quality of just four of the 34 products on sale in Austrian supermarkets it tested was rated “not satisfying” due to the discovered lactic acid […]

Drunken teens caught breaking into sports shop

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Four Upper Austrian teenagers are facing youth crime charges for stealing dozens of bottles of schnapps and sweets from a snack bar in Linz last night (Weds/Thurs).The gang of four aged between 15 and 17 were caught trying to break into a sports equipment shop in the city after the store¬ís alarm went off. They […]

Guardian writer enthuses over culinary delights in Vienna

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Lifestyle

A British journalist has revealed “almost everything” she ate in Vienna was “delicious”.Rachel Cooke, who writes a popular life and style column for the daily Guardian newspaper, admits she “had not expected to like Austrian food”.Cooke reveals she was uncertain about which experiences her second visit to Austria may hold after a rather unfortunate stay […]

Vienna pretzel closing in on Tokio Hotel on Facebook

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A pretzel put on Facebook by an Austrian student has won the support of hundreds of thousands of netizens.Martin Samorajski from Vienna said he decided to create a platform for the snack in order to find out whether it would spark a larger fan base than German teenage pop band Tokio Hotel.The pretzel had 380,000 […]