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2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing inquiry launched

12 October 2017

Following recent reports of malpractice at the 2 Sisters poultry plants in West Bromwich and elsewhere, the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee announces its intention to inquire into the allegations of food safety breaches at 2 Sisters Food Group.

The short inquiry will look into the role and performance of the regulatory and accreditation bodies in maintaining food standards and food safety, and the potential ramifications of the allegations made against 2 Sisters for the poultry sector and the wider food chain.

On 25 October evidence will be sought from:

  • Ranjit Singh Boparan, Chief Executive and Owner of 2 Sisters Food Group
  • The Food Standards Agency
  • Assured Food Standards
  • The British Poultry Council

Evidence can be submitted through the 2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing inquiry page.

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