2 Sisters boss called to give evidence to Commons inquiry


Ranjit Singh Boparan summoned over revelations of poor hygiene standards and altered food safety records at firm’s plant

The multimillionaire boss of the UK’s largest supplier of supermarket chicken is to be summoned before a parliamentary inquiry after undercover filming revealed poor hygiene standards and altered food safety records.

Ranjit Singh Boparan, who founded 2 Sisters Food Group, has been called to give evidence after an investigation by the Guardian and ITV News last month showed workers altering the slaughter date of poultry processed at a plant in West Bromwich and returning chicken that had fallen on to the floor to the production line.

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