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Horsemeat scandal gives a boost to England’s besieged butchers

Local boost Britons are flocking to their neighbourhood butchers after horsemeat was 
discovered in a wide variety of frozen foods and restaurant items

Reading Time: 2 minutes Reuters / In one of Britain’s oldest butcher shops, staff in straw hats are rushing to cope with a surge in demand for pricey pies and sausages from customers worried about a scandal over mislabelled horsemeat. Founded in 1850, Lidgates in London’s smart Notting Hill district retains a Dickensian atmosphere, but very different prices. A […] Read more