The Food Inspectors
In another great endorsement of our working practices, Mettrick’s
abattoir was recently paid a visit by BBC’s Matt Allwright for a new
series of the television show the ‘Food Inspectors’.
Matt was observing the rigorous meat inspection process in
abattoirs and highlighting best practice and the necessity for good
inspection of animals and meat.
“We were only too happy to help and delighted our abattoir was
chosen as an example of the correct inspection procedures” explained
The Food inspectors series stared last night on BBC, with Mettricks featuring in the First episode.
You can view the episode on BBC iplayer:
Our On-Going Commitment
For years, Mettrick’s has strived for the very best in meat practice
so that when it comes to the meat provided by us, you know exactly
where it is coming from and the guaranteed quality we offer. Only
the highest animal welfare will do – furthermore with all our meat
being sourced from local farms rather than via wholesalers, we can
guarantee that both animal welfare and the quality of our meat is second to none.
A great benchmark of this is the RSPCA Good Business Awards (GBA),
which shows which companies are committed to high standards of
animal welfare. The GBA recognises food businesses who endorse and
embrace this ethical way. Since it is unusual for butchers to get
such recognition, Mettrick’s were very proud to be finalists in the
You can find information on our animal welfare policy here.