And then there was the condemned meat
industry, with its endless horrors.
If someone in the supply chain is feeding in horse meat then how do we know if something like condemned meat
is not getting into the supply chain and ending up in other products?
Ben Nolan QC, prosecuting, said: "The victims were the companies and consumers who bought poultry believing it to be fit for human consumption when in reality it was condemned meat
Some of this condemned meat
was stamped as fit by the local authority's meat inspector, Bethan Cannings, who was based at the abattoir.
A BATCH of condemned meat
stolen in Scotland yesterday could be on its way to Liverpool.
Consumers were warned last night that condemned meat
could still be sold into the human food chain despite the conviction of six men who recycled 450 tonnes of unfit poultry to firms that supplied supermarkets, hospitals and schools.
A WARNING was given last night that condemned meat
could still be sold into the human food chain despite the conviction of six men.
The condemned meat
, waste from slaughterhouses across the UK, was unfit for human consumption and intended only for pet food or fertiliser, Nottingham Crown Court was told.
But a spokesman denied the agency had uncovered any instances of condemned meat
- used for pet food - being found in school meals.
And health officials have warned families in Birmingham to be alert for chicken burgers made from condemned meat
The crime spans the illegal killing of animals, the reintroduction of waste or condemned meat
into the food chain.