U.K. manufacturers have become more concerned about the origins of their food following the July horse-meat scandal. "They want to know where our ingredients are coming from and they want that written down on a spec and signed off right from the start, so that we can't go around switching suppliers without letting them know," said Meadow Cheese Technical Manager Rachel McNeill. Manufacturers increasingly are requesting traceability audits to ensure their products come from trusted suppliers.

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