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Old 27-02-2018, 09:30   #46
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Re: ‘one of the biggest food scandals since horsemeat’

It'll be down to what consumers want. Some will always buy the cheapest from where ever and I'm sure the USA will step up to that plate.

We as a country must make sure that the origins of products are strictly stated on the lables. That's why this current meat scandal must be a wakeup call to the FSA to get tough with those that flaunt the regulations, even if that means some have to go to the wall.
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Old 27-02-2018, 12:58   #47
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Re: ‘one of the biggest food scandals since horsemeat’

I can't the USA transporting milk to the UK unless it is in powder form.
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Old 27-02-2018, 13:15   #48
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Re: ‘one of the biggest food scandals since horsemeat’

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I can't the USA transporting milk to the UK unless it is in powder form.
Would you like to try a sentence that makes sense?
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Old 27-02-2018, 13:23   #49
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Re: ‘one of the biggest food scandals since horsemeat’

No need to be pedantic its obviously just missing the word "see".

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I can't see the USA transporting milk to the UK unless it is in powder form.
Anyone can SEE that.
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Old 27-02-2018, 13:56   #50
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Re: ‘one of the biggest food scandals since horsemeat’

So UHT milk is ruled out then.

There is no reason why UHT milk cannot be supplied by the US along with many other products.

Conversely the US wants British products as well cheese being just one of many.

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Old 27-02-2018, 19:00   #51
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Re: ‘one of the biggest food scandals since horsemeat’

We are not going to drop our food standards and we don't have too there is a rapidly growing movement in the U.S to up their food standards and everytime there is talk of trade deals with countries who have better standards that movement grows. As recent events have shown you can set standards as high as you want but if food companies don't adhere to those standards and there isn't sufficient inspectors to enforce them it's all for nothing.
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