Lincolnshire Sausage Not Special

The government has turned down an application for protected geographical status for the Lincolnshire sausage, despite seven years of campaigning.

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Application for Lincolnshire sausages to become a protected food rejected

Lincolnshire sausages won't get become a protected food Credit: ITV Central

An application for Lincolnshire sausages to become a protected food has been rejected.

Campaigners wanted to ensure that only sausages made in the region could have the label.

A spokeswoman from the Lincolnshire Sausage Association said they now intend to appeal that decision.

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