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Hundreds of kilos of illegal meat seized by Reading Food Safety Officers

  • Approximately 400kg of illegal meat was seized from two Reading food businesses in April
  • Stock included 172 sheep heads and two large bags of smokies cutlets, illegal under UK law
  • Costs of £6,000 ordered to be paid by the business owners
Kenya Butchers, West Street

Butchers closed by the Council After Rats Contaminated Meat

  • Butcher's shop closed by Council's Environmental Health team due to extensive rat activity
  • Hygiene inspection revealed rat contamination on products for sale
  • New ownership failed to register with Environmental Health; owners fined £3,020