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Burger Urge ad angers Christian lobby

Posted by: Ned Franklin | 28 February, 2013 - 3:23 PM
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A Brisbane Burger restaurant is under intense pressure from Christian Lobby groups after releasing an advertisement which shows a woman licking a cow.

The Australian Christian Lobby group says the Burger Urge ad promotes bestiality, with company director Wendy Francis telling the Media people shouldn't have to 'see people making love to a cow.'

Owner Sean Carthew told Denis Walter on Thursday that it was just a different take on selling burgers.

"We're trying to be a bit creative and look at a different ways of promoting our product.  Our tagline was 'get intimate with our premium beef range."


Late last year, Carthew caused a fuss in Queensland when he distributed condoms in letterboxes across Brisbane to promote his patties.

Mr Cathew said the attention Burger Edge is getting is a good thing, but wishes it wasn't in such a negative light. 

"Publicity is certainly not a bad thing, but honestly we don't set out to offend people.  We're just trying to address our target market and sell lots of burgers."


PLAY: Burger Urge Owner Sean Carthew

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Blog comments Your Say

  • Cant they think up normal ads? Bloody pathetic. Have we really stooped to the lowest form?

    Julia Saturday 2 March, 2013 - 5:17 AM
  • Its definitely not bestiality,id kiss a cow, don't' know about licking 1,lol

    janetp Friday 1 March, 2013 - 6:13 AM
  • Sean Carthew you are one demented moron and so is everyone involved including the dumb woman in the photo you don't deserve success I hope it fails miserably.

    poptart Thursday 28 February, 2013 - 7:04 PM
  • All they've done now is created an opportunity for us animal lovers to make sure they don't sell a lot of burgers it really will backfire on them for being smart arses.

    mandy Thursday 28 February, 2013 - 6:47 PM

    IAN Thursday 28 February, 2013 - 4:47 PM

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