Why Is Chlorinated Chicken So Bad?

Chlorinated chicken is a product that could easily end up on our plates following the US/UK trade deal. Should we be worried? Is it really that bad? Hasn’t the government promised not to import chlorinated chicken? Surely, even if chlorinated chicken is imported to the UK, we can simply choose not to buy it? Would our government really consider lowering our food standards?

Why is chlorinated chicken so bad?