2 Sisters boss apologises for ‘mistakes’ but dodges questions about breaches

MPs open hearing into food safety failings uncovered by Guardian and ITV News at firm’s West Bromwich processing plant

Ranjit Singh Boparan, the multimillionaire boss of 2 Sisters Food Group, has apologised for the scandal engulfing his company as he pledged to fund the cost of independent inspectors to police all 12 of his UK chicken sites.

The concessions came during a sometimes heated session of the Commons’ environment, food and rural affairs committee hearing, in which Boparan, whose firm produces a third of all poultry products eaten in the UK, also pledged to improve standards at his factory, increase training of his workforce and install closed circuit television to check on staff.

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