British pig farmers betrayedby retailers, say vets


24 July 1998


British pig farmers betrayed
by retailers, say vets

BRITISH pig farmers are being betrayed and consumers deceived by the buying policies of “cynical multiple retailers”, claims the Pig Veterinary Society.

The society – which has a reputation for keeping its snout out of commercial arguments – has accused retailers of ignoring welfare, traceability and food safety standards in a quest for cheaper meat and fatter profits.

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