West Country MP demands food labelling debate

In light of the horse meat scandal, Neil Parish MP (Con, Tiverton and Honiton) today asked for a Commons debate on the labelling of processed food, saying current labels were not clear enough about the product's origins.

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Horse meat from Taunton

Horse meat contaminated with the chemical bute, and which may have entered the food chain in France, has been traced to an abattoir in Taunton.