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IoM isn't behind the times on food hygiene - Boot

DEFA seeks public opinion on hygiene rating scheme

The food minister has denied suggestions bringing in a food hygiene rating system - similar to what the UK's had for the past decade - would mean we're behind the times.

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture wants to hear the public's views on proposals for a food hygiene rating scheme in cafes, bars and restaurants.

That was introduced in the UK in 2010, but Geoffrey Boot says it isn't simply a case of being ten years slower:

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