Walkers to use real meat in its smoky bacon and roast chicken crisps for first time as it bids to shake off junk food label Move to real ingredients has been greeted with horror by vegetariansWalkers tries to re-assure vegetarians that products will still be ethicalChange will now be promoted by presenter Gary Lineker next month By Francesca Infante PUBLISHED: 01:59 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:59 GMT, 28 February 2013 Vegetarians have reacted with horror to plans by Britain’s biggest crisp maker to start selling smoky bacon and roast chicken crisps that will contain meat for the first time. In what may be a surprise to many, neither of the varieties of crisps made by Walkers contain real bacon or real chicken – but instead rely on artificial flavours. The move to real ingredients is thought to be an attempt to shake off the ‘junk food’ label – but has been greeted with horror by vegetarians who have been tucking into the snacks for years
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