British government horse meat scandal cover-up

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This February 2013 video from Britain is called Horsemeat scandal: how safe is your food?

From daily The Guardian in Britain:

Official report into horsemeat scandal ‘blocked’ amid new food safety fears

Publication of inquiry into 2013 food fraud delayed after national salmonella outbreak and reports of contaminated chicken

Felicity Lawrence

Friday 15 August 2014 19.47 BST

The official report into the causes of the horsemeat scandal has been shelved until at least the autumn, prompting criticism that the government is not doing enough on food safety.

The inquiry by Chris Elliott, professor of food safety at Queen’s University Belfast, was announced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 16 months ago and was to have been completed by the spring. It is expected to highlight the impact of spending cuts on frontline enforcement and inspection in the food industry.

But sources have told the Guardian that…

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