Following the lead of her more senior European Union neighbors, France and Spain, the Polish Parliament has passed legislation that will discourage anorectic models from sauntering down the nascent fashion industry's catwalks.
The law calls for incarceration at hard labor for up to one year in a maximum security prison, a fine of 10,000 Euros and a diet of bread and water for any model arrested and convicted of anorexia.
Leszek Pilsudski, spokesperson for the Senat, stated that it was time for Poland to step into the 21st century and decry the abuse of her women for the purpose of haute couture. "We no longer will tolerate the Polish fashion industry's attempt to maim and maul and stigmatize our beautiful young girls for the purpose of profit."
When the head of Poland's State Police, Inspector Lech Waniewski, was asked about the numbers of arrests his agency has made with regard to this new law, he said, "None as yet. So far, we have found no Polish models who weigh less than 100 kilos (220 pounds)."