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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.


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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