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EC closes butchers shops

November 10th, 1992
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Myth: EC Regulations are forcing Butchers’ shops throughout the United Kingdom to close for no good reason.

Response: This is untrue. New rules on the handling of fresh meat only apply to slaughterhouses, processing plants, storage facilities and warehouses NOT to retail premises where meat is cut up or stored for sale to the final consumer. This means that there are NO EC rules under consideration which would prevent butchers from using sawdust on their shop floors or force them to replace antique tiling.

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