[Ed. – They’re stolen too often, you see. And there’s all that knife violence out there. Sorry, Asda shoppers, you’ll have to buy knives in family units from now on.]
Walmart-owned British supermarket chain Asda said it will remove single kitchen knives from sale in all its stores by the end of April.
Britain’s knife-crime rate is soaring and, following a wave of fatal stabbings in recent weeks, many involving teenagers, Prime Minister Theresa May has convened a meeting of ministers and community leaders to discuss ways of tackling the problem.
“We know single knives are the most common knife products to be stolen…”