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Express confuses ‘fact finding’ with ‘new regulation’

BARMY EU ‘COLDER FRIDGES’ ORDER WILL COST US £100M BRITAIN faces a £100million bill because a bizarre new EU regulation will order supermarkets to turn down the temperature on their refrigerators. Eurocrats are demanding that stores’ cold storage areas are chilled by a further three degrees to “improve” food safety. But the order to reset thermostats in stock rooms, warehouses, and delivery vans to 2C (36F) has angered retailers and MPs. They say it will cost up to £100million to implement and increase energy consumption without making food any safer. As usual, there are no new regulations, only a fact finding exercise which, according to the EU Commission was prompted […]