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The Diary was concerned to read a headline in a national news paper suggesting that “FSA’s gold-plated rules threaten abattoirs”.

However, on second glance, it appears that the long arm of the regulator has not stretched into monitoring the slaughter of animals and it was just another of those old Food Stan-dards Agency mix-ups.

The Diary was amused – well, it’s been a slow week – to see that the Forum of Private Businesses’ food spokesman is fittingly called Bob Salmon.

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