Thu 14 Jul, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm 30mins
Richard Hammond eats takeaways at least twice a week.
The average family will eat up to 10,000 of them over
a lifetime. But what exactly is in our favourite curries,
chow meins, burgers and kebabs?
DIRTY MEAT SCANDAL
and illegally slaughtered meat still coming into
the country and ending up in food outlets the risk
of animal - and human - disease being caused by
importation of illegally slaughtered bushmeat is
a grave and increasing one. There is still a lack
of a coordinated response to the problem from government,
local authorities, police forces and the Food Standards
Agency. Dr Yunes Teinaz, Advisor to the Director
General, Administrator the London Central Mosque
Trust & the Islamic Cultural Centre, supported
a TV programme should I Worry About... Take ways?
coming up on the BBC ONE, Thu 14 Jul, 7:00 pm -
7:30 pm 30mins; in the hope that resources will
at last be poured into protecting the UK from the
disease implications of the illegal Meat trade:
Another dirty meat scandal! This programme highlights
the issue of unfit meat supply to takeaways and restaurants.
An undercover reporter managed to sell fit meat as unfit
to a kebab take away. Tons of illegally slaughtered meat
and unfit food ends up in restaurants and takeaways without
any public health controls checks or legal action against
the perpetrators - who are making millions, tax free,
at the expense of the health of the nation.
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