Contamination of Beef Products in the United Kingdom

The British House of Commons | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee heard testimony on government standards for testing… read more

The British House of Commons | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee heard testimony on government standards for testing meat products, protocol for the detection of contamination, food safety concerns and the role of British meat producers. The hearing was In reaction to trace amounts of horse meat found in several beef products all across the United Kingdom and in parts of Europe,

Witnesses: (Panel 1) - Cllr Mehboob Khan, Chair of the LGA Safer and Stronger Communities Board, and Leader of Kirklees Council, West Yorkshire; Steve Jorden, Head of Regulatory Services, Worcestershire / (Panel 2) Andrew Simpson, President, British Meat Packing Association, Stephen Rossides, Director, BMPA; Paul Finnerty, Chief Executive, ABP; Stuart Roberts, Group Agriculture and Livestock Director, ABP / (Panel 3) Peter Kendall, President, National Farmers Union close

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Contamination of Beef Products in the United Kingdom

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Program ID:
311333-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Mar 6, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 11, 2013

Airing Details

  • Mar 06, 2013 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 07, 2013 | 7:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2013 | 11:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3