a Crisis was identified in Canada, it is such a looming and urgent crisis that the Canadian Government made $800 000 available for research into an immediate solution.
Exploding sausages has not yet killed or injured any human, but it is a very real threat. Cardinal, a sausage company, received the cash to purchase new machines to prevent burst sausage casings. According to the Canadian government, the investment will help Cardinal introduce a niche product to market, increase production and sales and create jobs.
Original story reported here: http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/archives/sunnews/politics/2012/08/20120827-141524.html