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#Horsemeat

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Good Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Good Friday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your long weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat scandal: Dept refuses to release over 200 pages of emails with FSAI Horsemeat

Horsemeat scandal: Dept refuses to release over 200 pages of emails with FSAI

The Department of Agriculture refused to release over a hundred pages of emails between it and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland following a Freedom of Information request.

From TheJournal.ie Second set of horsemeat tests published by FSAI Horsemeat

Second set of horsemeat tests published by FSAI

The results showed the presence of horsemeat in two products that had already been withdrawn from the market.

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: The country is ‘fraped’ with snow; Pope Francis feels let down by Ming Flanagan; horsemeat scandal neigh fair to the rich?

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added gingers Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added gingers

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie ABP Food Group "bitterly disappointed" by Coveney horsemeat statement Horsemeat

ABP Food Group "bitterly disappointed" by Coveney horsemeat statement

Also today, QK Meats apologised for not contacting the Department of Agriculture about horsemeat found at its plant last year.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you still happy to eat Irish beef? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you still happy to eat Irish beef?

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney says the horsemeat saga risks damaging Ireland’s food sector – but has it changed the amount of beef that you eat?

From TheJournal.ie 'We have a right to expect better' - Coveney on the horsemeat saga Horsemeat

'We have a right to expect better' - Coveney on the horsemeat saga

The Minister published the report of the investigation into the mislabelling of processed meat this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie QK Meats tested for horse DNA in June 2012 - and got positive results Horsemeat

QK Meats tested for horse DNA in June 2012 - and got positive results

The Agriculture Minister has published a report into the ongoing horsemeat controversy, revealing that one company knew about the equine DNA products as early as June 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Department suspends all operations at Ossory Meats horse abattoir Horsemeat

Department suspends all operations at Ossory Meats horse abattoir

An inspection uncovered 25 irregularities with horse passports and microchips.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco withdraws own-brand meatloaf after finding 5% horsemeat Horsemeat

Tesco withdraws own-brand meatloaf after finding 5% horsemeat

The meatloaf was manufactured at Eurostock in Craigavon, Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Wiener sausages back for sale in IKEA IKEA

Wiener sausages back for sale in IKEA

The sausages were removed from sale due to precautionary DNA tests for horsemeat.

From TheJournal.ie Horse smuggler talks about drugging animals before illegal slaughter Horsemeat

Horse smuggler talks about drugging animals before illegal slaughter

The BBC Northern Ireland’s Spotlight programme interviewed the insider.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie FSAI says 29 out of 634 beef products tested positive for horsemeat Horsemeat

FSAI says 29 out of 634 beef products tested positive for horsemeat

The products have all previously been identified and removed from the marketplace.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat scandal: Frozen burger sales down 42 per cent Horsemeat

Horsemeat scandal: Frozen burger sales down 42 per cent

Data from Kantar Worldpanel Ireland has shown the impact of the horsemeat scandal on sales of frozen burgers.

From TheJournal.ie Icelandic tests reveal beef pie has... no meat content whatsoever Meat (ish)

Icelandic tests reveal beef pie has... no meat content whatsoever

“It was labelled as beef pie, so it should be beef pie,” says a baffled inspector.

From TheJournal.ie UK: Four new products found to contain horsemeat Horsemeat

UK: Four new products found to contain horsemeat

However, 99 per cent of the Food Safety Authority’s tests continue to show no horse DNA at or above the level of 1 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Traces of horsemeat DNA found in Polish beef Horsemeat

Traces of horsemeat DNA found in Polish beef

DNA was found in three samples out of 121 tested, the country’s deputy national veterinarian said.

From TheJournal.ie Ikea withdraws Wiener sausages as they await horsemeat DNA tests Horsemeat Scandal

Ikea withdraws Wiener sausages as they await horsemeat DNA tests

It comes just two days after the Swedish furniture giant pulled meatballs from shelves after horse DNA was found.

From TheJournal.ie Ikea pulls meatballs from European countries after horsemeat tests Horsemeat

Ikea pulls meatballs from European countries after horsemeat tests

The meatballs have been withdrawn from at least 15 countries, including Ireland, after traces of horse DNA were found in one of three tests.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Coveney to step away from horsemeat investigation Horsemeat

Calls for Coveney to step away from horsemeat investigation

Minister Coveney has said that the investigation is independent – and if Deputy Éamon Ó Cúiv would like a briefing on it, he would happy to facilitate it.

From TheJournal.ie UPDATE: Horsemeat containing harmful drug ‘entered food chain’ in France Horsemeat

UPDATE: Horsemeat containing harmful drug ‘entered food chain’ in France

Meanwhile, French President Francois Hollande has called for compulsory labelling and traceability of meat in processed foods in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat labelled 'beef' sent to Czech Republic from Ireland Horsemeat

Horsemeat labelled 'beef' sent to Czech Republic from Ireland

Operations have been suspended at the plant, which is under investigation by the Agriculture Department’s Special Investigation Unit.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Tesco say their products are free from horsemeat Horsemeat

Tesco say their products are free from horsemeat

The supermarket giant say they will continue to carry out food tests “to ensure this issue never happens again”.

From TheJournal.ie BirdsEye recalls beef products in UK and Ireland after horse DNA discovery Horsemeat

BirdsEye recalls beef products in UK and Ireland after horse DNA discovery

Tests revealed its chilli con carne product contained 2 per cent horse DNA.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat scandal spreads to Asia for first time Horsemeat

Horsemeat scandal spreads to Asia for first time

An imported lasagne has been pulled from the shelves in a Hong Kong supermarket.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Nestle pulls beef products as horsemeat scandal grows Horsemeat

Nestle pulls beef products as horsemeat scandal grows

Nestle apologised to consumers and said action being taken to deal will result in higher standards and enhanced traceability.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you stopped eating ready-meals because of the horsemeat scandal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you stopped eating ready-meals because of the horsemeat scandal?

A survey in Britain has found that a significant number of people have stopped eating the meals as a result of the scandal. Have you?

From TheJournal.ie Greencore: Bolognese sauce contained 4.8% equine DNA Greencore

Greencore: Bolognese sauce contained 4.8% equine DNA

Greencore’s CEO is Patrick Coveney, brother of Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco chief outlines changes after horsemeat scandal Tesco

Tesco chief outlines changes after horsemeat scandal

The company is to introduce new testing – but assured its customers that the changes won’t mean more expensive products.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat: Focus on Naas company over imported Polish meat Horsemeat

Horsemeat: Focus on Naas company over imported Polish meat

Minister Simon Coveney said that his department intends to introduce DNA testing from now on as a part of routine food testing in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie New chairman appointed to Food Safety Authority of Ireland Food Safety

New chairman appointed to Food Safety Authority of Ireland

The new chairman has been named as Professor Michael Gibney of University College, Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Services company says Rangeland products tested positive for horse DNA Horse Meat

Services company says Rangeland products tested positive for horse DNA

Rangeland says all products are now being DNA tested before release, after Compass Group says it found horse DNA samples in its products despite Rangeland’s assurances.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for DNA meat testing to become mandatory in the EU Horsemeat

Calls for DNA meat testing to become mandatory in the EU

It comes after the European Commission announced they would implement a three-month programme of random DNA testing on meat products.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…