South Scotland

Galashiels abattoir denies 'mouldy meat' charges

A Galashiels abattoir has denied two charges relating to the alleged storage of mouldy meat in a chiller unit.

Scottish Borders Abattoir Ltd pled not guilty at Selkirk Sheriff Court to the offences under the Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 2006.

The offences are alleged to have been committed between 28 April 2008 and 28 July 2009 at its Winston Road premises.

A trial date has been set for 10 November this year.

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