Aldi Ireland is not supplied by Chicken scandal producer ‘2 Sisters’


The Irish branch of Aldi have confirmed that they were not supplied by Chicken scandal company 2 sisters.

Aldi Ireland is not supplied by Chicken scandal producer ‘2 Sisters’

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The Irish branch of Aldi have confirmed that they were not supplied by Chicken scandal company 2 sisters.

The Irish Aldi branch does not use the supplier 2 Sister whom has been found to have unsafe hygiene practices occurring at one of its plants in the UK.

Aldi UK were one of the supermarkets affected by the hygiene scandal.

A Major food investigation by the Guardian newspaper and ITV news exposed the largest supplier of chicken to UK supermarkets had been tampering with food safety records to entice customers to buy out of date food.

The investigation exposed workers changing slaughter dates on poultry processed at a 2 Sisters Food Group Plant.

The 2 Sisters Group produces a third of all poultry products eaten in the UK and supplies some of its biggest supermarkets including Tesco, Sainsburys, M&S, Aldi & Lidl.

The investigation discovered that chicken portions returned by supermarkets were being repackaged by 2 Sisters and sent out to other major supermarkets.

Workers dropped chicken on the floor and returned them to the production line.

Workers altered records of where chicken were slaughtered.

Ireland

Aldi Ireland spoke with That’s Farming and confirmed that they do not use 2 Sisters as a supplier and say all of their chicken is 100% Irish.

An Aldi spokesperson said "Commenting, an Aldi spokesperson said, “2 Sisters does not supply Aldi Ireland. We have no products on sale from 2 Sisters in any of our Irish stores. All of the fresh chicken sold in our 129 Irish stores is Bord Bia Quality Assured 100% Irish.”

2 sisters is owned by Ranjit Singh Bopran and is the 2 Sisters parent company Boparan Holdings is chaired by Lord Allen a former chief executive of Granada and ITV. He was also a one time non exec director of Tesco.

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