Craig Whittaker, the Conservative MP for the Calder Valley, says the Food Standards Agency should be allowed to get on with their job before judgements are made about the slaughterhouse in Todmorden. It is, he says, a "legitimate business" and one of five in the UK licensed to slaughter horses.
Three men were arrested tonight by officers investigating the horse meat scandal. One of the men was arrested at a plant in West Yorkshire.
Peter Boddy slaughterhouse in Todmorden has been raided by the Food Standards Agency and the police investigating the horsemeat scandal
Police and the Food Standards Agency have raided a slaughterhouse in Todmorden as part of the probe into horse meat in processed burgers.