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US raise serious concerns about UK pork hygiene


And the FSA say, let's give it to the food business to regulate themselves. De-regulating Our Future (DROF), no thanks.

Hundreds of pig carcasses had to be destroyed after American officials discovered worrying hygiene failings at UK meat plants, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has revealed.

Inspections of four big plants licensed to export meat to the US found major food safety breaches including meat contaminated with faecal matter entering production lines, carcasses being declared fit for human consumption without adequate checks, and blood and fat being left on conveyor belts overnight.

Full article here: https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2018-09-26/hundreds-of-pig-carcasses-destroyed-after-dangerous-hygiene-failings-at-meat-plant

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