Chicken safety scandal: 2 Sisters factory to resume production

M&S and Tesco to resume taking supplies from food plant in West Bromwich which was shut down following a Guardian/ITV investigation

The scandal-ridden 2 Sisters Food Group chicken factory in West Bromwich is to resume production next week after “significant changes” at the plant and the introduction of full-time Food Standards Agency (FSA) officials to oversee its procedures.

The move comes after the country’s largest supplier of supermarket chicken temporarily shut the plant five weeks ago, following undercover filming by the Guardian and ITV News that revealed poor hygiene standards and food safety records being altered.

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