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EPISODE 6: WHAT’S THE REAL STORY BEHIND CHLORINATED CHICKEN?

We’re told we have world leading chicken standards here in Britain – but what does that actually mean and why does it matter?  

In her last episode, Emma chatted with Red Tractor farmer, Ed, and got a glimpse into life on a Certified Standards chicken farm. You can still check out her visit here. 

However, after hearing a lot of confusing stories about chicken standards in the media recently, Emma still has some questions that need answeringWhat is the real story behind chlorinated chicken? And how does the UK compare with other countries on our welfare standards in general? 

To get some answers, Emma caught up with University Professor and leading independent food safety expert, Guy Poppy, who explains the difference in safety and hygiene standards here in the UK versus other countries. 

Get the facts from Guy in Emma’s latest video… 

TRACEABLE

The Red Tractor logo means you can be safe in the knowledge that our inspectors have checked and documented every step of the food journey from farm to pack.

SAFE

We insist on rigorous production standards, so we don’t allow things like chlorine washed meat or irresponsible use of animal medicines on farms in our good food chain. Just good quality British food at its seasonal best.

FARMED WITH CARE

Red Tractor are the champions of British food and farming. And that means care and attention for our countryside and animals. We’ve forged a good food chain ensuring our 46,000 British farmers work to world leading standards.

WHAT DO RED TRACTOR DO?

Red Tractor are champions of British food, farming and consumer safety. We are the UK’s largest food standards scheme. Red Tractor farmers and food producers put British food and drink on the shelves of some of the UK’s largest retailers. The Red Tractor logo means quality British produce that’s good for you, good for farmers and good for Britain.

WHO IS EMMA?

Emma is a mum on a mission to shine a light on the work of UK farmers during these difficult times. She prefers to buy British, always has an eye on value for money and is keen to find out how Red Tractor helps everyone buy food and drink they can trust.

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