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Meat labels causing confusion over source of food

The government is to impose new rules on retailers to stop them labelling food as British, when it is not.

Current regulations mean that ready meals, sausages and burgers can be labelled as "produced in the UK" even if the meat is from other countries.

Nicola Pearson reports.


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