• FSA drops action against meat supplier because of legal error

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    The Food Standards Agency has dropped criminal action against meat supplier Russell Hume because of a “technical legal error” made during the investigation.
    The investigation into the meat supplier began in January 2018 because of food hygiene issues. The firm went into administration with up to 300 jobs lost shortly afterward. At the time, Russell Hume officials said the regulator's actions had been “out of proportion to the concerns identified.”
    Action followed a routine unannounced inspection in January 2018 at Russell Hume's Birmingham factory, but subsequent investigations at five...
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