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Lidl forced to withdraw Chicken breast fillet - 31/07/2006
 
The multiple discount retailer Lidl has been forced to withdraw from its shelves the product sold as Maitre Special Chicken breast fillet.
The multiple discount retailer Lidl has been forced to withdraw from its shelves the product sold as Maitre Special Chicken breast fillet and it has been fined £50,000 for 2 separate breaches of labelling rules on meat. Trading Standards Officers had found a meat content lower than declared on the label, viz 79% against 92%. A spokesman for Worcestershire County Council said that Lidl was warned 2 years ago about the findings, but failed to change the labelling or to take the product off the shelves. Lidl has also fallen foul of Trading Standards in Lincolnshire, where it has been found guilty of selling mislabelled beef mince.  
 
 

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