UK: Sausage skin ban on fears of BSE in sheep?
The UK's food watchdog the Food Standards Agency (FSA) recommended a Europe-wide ban on sausage casings made from lamb intestines yesterday [Wednesday] due to the hypothetical risk that BSE exists in sheep. Any such ban would seriously affect the premium sausage industry, as one in six sausages are encased in lambskin rather than collagen skins.
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