- West Country (W)
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.
Full statement from slaughterers L J Potter, who use the Taunton abattoir where traces of the horse painkiller "bute" were found in meat
Horse meat containing the chemical bute may have entered the French food chain. It has been traced to a Taunton slaughterhouse.