Court throws out beef-on-bone prosecution


22 April 1998


Court throws out beef-on-bone prosecution


A SCOTTISH court threw out the United Kingdoms first prosecution under the regulation banning the sale of beef on the bone.


Sheriff James Paterson said the regulation under which the prosecution against Berwickshire hotelier James Sutherland had been brought was defective because the word “preparation” was so imprecise “it could mean anything”.

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