12-08-2014 02:52 AM | Ireland

EU concern over smaller poultry plants

Major concerns about standards at smaller poultry processing plants have been raised in a European Commission report.

The report says the Department of Agriculture, which monitors larger poultry processing facilities, has a comprehensive and well-documented food safety control system in place. However, the effectiveness of its controls is weakened by “deficiencies” not detected during departmental controls and by inadequate postmortem inspection in some cases.
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