Watchdog examines claims meat was found in vegan ready meals

Investigation launched by the Food Standards Agency into leading supermarket products

The food watchdog is investigating claims meat was found in ready meals advertised in major supermarkets as suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) made the move on Friday after a newspaper report alleged that traces of pork were found in Sainsbury’s own brand “meat-free” meatballs, and traces of turkey were detected in a Tesco macaroni ready meal, which is part of the supermarket’s new vegan foods line.

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Source: theguardian
Watchdog examines claims meat was found in vegan ready meals



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