The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is to investigate why its audit of an abattoir gave it a clean bill of health the same month footage of animal mistreatment was filmed there.

Work was suspended at Simply Halal in Banham, Norfolk, after an animal charity filmed footage in February of breaches in animal regulations.

The British Veterinary Association has called for CCTV in all slaughterhouses.

The FSA said it was looking at its February inspection.

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