UK: New meat labels outlaw gristle and fat
New guidelines proposed by the UK Food Standard Agencies would prevent traders labelling fat and gristle as 'meat'. Currently, meat distributors are able to include fat and gristle in their calculations when they work out what percentage of meat their product includes. Once the proposed guidelines are adopted, only flesh with permitted levels of gristle, cartilage and fat will count as meat in the list of ingredients.
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