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THE black market trade in smokie meat could be worth millions of pounds to the Welsh rural economy if it was made legal.
But the spokeswoman warned that the process of legalising smokies is likely to take a number of years.
A FSA spokeswoman said: "If agreed, this would help to eliminate the driver for the current illegal production of smokies that carries food safety risks to consumers and requires considerable enforcement activity.
Smokies, which were first made in the 19th century, are the most famous thing to come out of Arbroath - with the exception of the declaration of Scottish independence.
Ministers are considering legalising the trade and imposing strict safety controls on the production of smokies to reduce the threat of a potential outbreak of disease.
At the moment you get women travelling to Africa and bringing back smokies in their suitcases it's a massive business,' he said.
If successful in their European campaign for product protection, the Smokie will be recognised alongside Champagne and Parma Ham on the basis of uniqueness, quality and origin.
The Fellowship Smokies are being produced by local fish merchants Stuart and Audrey Scott of Stuart's Fresh Fish.
The association warmly welcomed the long-awaited Food Standards Agency's agreement to seek ministerial approval for the production of skin-on sheep meat, commonly known as smokies, as a massive step forward in the campaign to legalise this form of distinctive meat, which is a favourite among some ethnic communities.
Smokies are currently illegal in the UK, although there is a thriving trade among ethnic inner-cities communities.
Carmello Gale last night revealed he had been invited to a secret government meeting about legalising the market for meat smokies.
Oblivious to all this name calling, our tree in the Smokies kept on growing and dropping tens of thousands of acorns in the hopes that a few would enjoy its luck and success.