The Dutch food agency identified 5,700 possible violations in red meat and poultry slaughterhouses in the first half of 2022.

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) said this resulted in 401 written warnings or fines. Most issues found, in the more than 23,600 checks from January to

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Hundreds of warnings and fines are imposed every year for violations in large slaughterhouses, according to statistics published by the Dutch food agency.

The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) figures on inspections show issues range from food safety to animal welfare and health.

In 2019, the NVWA
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Red meat, fish, alcohol and wild shellfish have been highlighted as high risk and vulnerable to food crime in Scotland.

Food Standards Scotland’s Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit (SFCIU) said these areas of concern have previously and continue to be targeted by criminals, impacting consumers and responsible businesses.

Continue Reading Four sectors identified as vulnerable to food crime in Scotland