UK: ASDA gets on the EU sausage case
An EC meeting convenes today to rubber-stamp new tighter meat regulations, which, while well intentioned, could leave problems for the traditional British banger. Quite properly, EU member states are introducing a standard, tighter definition of meat, by amending European Labelling Directive 2000/13. However, without parallel action to amend separate UK legislation, ASDA fears this change could inadvertently leave the door open to poor quality, low-meat content foods being confusingly labelled as sausages.
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