Meat firm sold 'foreign beef as British'

Meat firm sold 'foreign beef as British'

Meat firm sold 'foreign beef as British'

Posted by ITV News Feb. 16, 2018, 6 p.m.

Is your "British beef" actually from Botswana?

ITV News discovers that one of the UK’s biggest meat suppliers is to be investigated for allegedly selling foreign beef as British:

Full Article: ITV News


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  1. Just goes to show.. buy from a local butcher..its worth paying a bit more!

  2. Say no to halal........fight to ban it in this country.

  3. I have no problem with beef from Botswana, but they should say we're it has come from. So that the customer can make the choice.

  4. I never buy beef but if I did I wouldn't care whether it was British or not. Same goes for any meat, or indeed any food at all.

  5. Time to become vegetarian i think first the horse meat now this meat from Africa next we will be eating monkeys or cat/dog and the animal welfare is non existent in this country and abroad dont kid yourselfs its a disgrace

  6. It nothing to do with nationality , its to do with how each country has rules about animal welfare and disease control. Some are more strict that others.

  7. Nothing new, in the 1980's,(and before) we used to regularly run fridge trailers out of Harwich down to the west country, off loaded, boned and repacked as British beef, Lamb or Pork.

  8. This has been going on for years and years nothing surprising n sadly won't just be supermarket scandals

  9. At least when you buy from the butcher you now theirs meat has not been tampered with and you.know it's safe to eat

  10. Brexit still have to get your British beef from there after you leave as you can’t keep up with demand πŸ€ͺ

  11. Here we go again - over and over.., greed over everything else, customer welfare & animal compassion stand for nothing.., criminal.

  12. Makes sense now the announcement made a few days ago by
    a few restaurants about their steak being recalled back.

  13. Nothing would surprise me about this country

  14. Well well well yet another meat scandal its enough to turn you VEGAN or VEGETARIAN

  15. Don't eat meat then you don't need to worry about what you are getting

  16. Ban all imports of meat is the only way to stop this from happening

  17. Always buy from.butcher don't trust supermarket meat

  18. If it's from Botswana chances are it's Hippo !

  19. I stopped eating beef years ago. I'm a non halal, I only eat pork.

  20. We know this, selling Scottish beef as British too. 😈

  21. Sally Walker we should give up on meat altogether. Not Lola, clearly, but we could.

  22. hell all the pubs will have put there prices up now

  23. That’s the end of their business swerve beefburgers from spoons!!!😜😝😏

  24. The WI has been campaigning about this for several years

  25. I don't eat beef anyway very often.

  26. They'd be lucky if the beef is imported from Alberta, Canada eh!

  27. This is just because somebody says so??

  28. That would be an ecumenical matter.

  29. Rosemary Alexander keep your eyes peeled, cant trust any of these butchers nowadays

  30. It's discusting, how these people. Can still work I don't know, I say butchers is the best meat

  31. And folk are shocked because.......πŸ€”

  32. people should go more to local farm shops

  33. Had Botswana steak many years ago in UK. Beautiful..

  34. Rita Finn Ed N Sue Walsh Marie Delahunty this look familiar???