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Sadiq Khan MP has called for assurances that the Government and the FSA are investigating halal meat as part of the horse meat scandal.

Muslims account for about 20% of lamb consumption in this country and a small but increasing amount of beef.

Sadiq Khan MP has written to both the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP to find out whether they will be testing halal products as part of their investigations into horse meat contamination.


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