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A UK supermarket chain is being investigated by the National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) for selling meat sourced from South America and Europe, labelled as ‘best British beef’.
The retailer has been selling ‘large volumes’ of mislabelled pre-packed meat and deli products from across South America and Europe.
The NFCU, which is part of the Food Standards Agency, has not named the supermarket – although it is understood not to be Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Aldi, Morrisons or Waitrose – but said the products had been supplied to the retailer by an external supplier and fraudulently labelled as British…
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