Don't be too hard on him. The spelling of "fibers" (sic) guarantees this
wonderful piece of scare mongering comes from the other side of the pond
where lawyers make mega-bucks by flying in the face of common sense.
Over there the bottom of every milk bottle would have to be stamped "open
other end". And microwave ovens marked "not for drying pets".
You ought to try living here. Talk about being "once Great Britain"---try
putting up with living in what was once the freeest nation on earth. Don't
be too hard on us, though. Most of us love the UK side of the pond, and the
possiblilties for changing back 'round over here are limitless.