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No plans to regulate "locally sourced meat", says DEFA minister

Ronan addresses committee

The environment, food and agriculture minister says there are no plans to bring in legislation to stop restaurants using the term "locally sourced".

Richard Ronan was giving evidence to the Environment and Infrastructure Policy Review Committee along with his chief officer Richard Lole.

According to the minister, "Manx meat" must have been born, reared and slaughtered on the Island, but the term "locally sourced" isn't regulated.

Mr Ronan said implementing legislation would be very difficult:

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