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Waitrose promises it will not offer chlorinated chicken and hormone-pumped beef

Waitrose promises it will not offer chlorinated chicken and hormone-pumped beef
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Waitrose has promised to avoid chlorinated chicken and hormone-pumped beef if the products are part of a Brexit trade deal with the US.

Employer James Bailey composed in the store’s Weekend publication:” We guarantee we will never ever offer any Waitrose product that does not fulfill our own high standards.”

A Which? survey found 86%of consumers fear a weakening of requirements could result in the import of products now prohibited here.

And some 95%of the 2,000 individuals polled wish to keep existing food requirements after Brexit.

US chicken reared in insanitary conditions is washed in chlorine– and red meat is injected with hormones.

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Waitrose vows it will not offer chlorinated chicken (stock image)

Both would be banned under EU regulations but could wind up in dining establishments, hospitals, fast-food outlets and schools unlabelled if the US offer goes through.

A Department for International Trade authorities stated chlorinated chicken would not be enabled into Britain.

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