– Richard Lloyd, Which? Executive Director
No one wants another horsemeat fiasco, so it is very worrying that local authority food checks are in decline.
We want to see a more strategic approach to food law enforcement that makes the best use of limited resources and responds effectively to the huge challenges facing the food supply chain.
A study by consumer group Which? shows 6 of ten local authorities with the poorest records in getting business to abide by hygiene rules are in London.