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#Horsemeat

From TheJournal.ie Supermac's distances itself from the Rangeland Foods horsemeat scandal Smacs

Supermac's distances itself from the Rangeland Foods horsemeat scandal

It comes after Rangeland Foods has had to withdraw some of its beef burgers after batches tested positive for horsemeat.

From TheJournal.ie Rangeland Foods withdraws burgers after horsemeat discovered Horse Burgers

Rangeland Foods withdraws burgers after horsemeat discovered

Some beef burgers tested positive for between 5 per cent and 30 per cent horsemeat.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: 'I suspect this isn't just one rogue trader, it's broader than that' Horsemeat

Coveney: 'I suspect this isn't just one rogue trader, it's broader than that'

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney described the complex supply chain that led to one case of horsemeat ending up in frozen beef products in an interview this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Brussels calls for mandatory beef DNA tests across the EU Horse Meat

Brussels calls for mandatory beef DNA tests across the EU

Tonio Borg wants 2,500 tests on beef products, and 1,500 on horsemeat products, to ascertain the extent of the labelling problem.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

From TheJournal.ie EU agriculture ministers to discuss horsemeat controversy in Brussels today Horsemeat

EU agriculture ministers to discuss horsemeat controversy in Brussels today

Agriculture Minister, including Simon Coveney, meet today as officials in the UK last night raided two firms alleged to be connected to the mislabelling of meat products.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney to chair 'informal' EU ministerial talks on meat mislabelling Horsemeat

Coveney to chair 'informal' EU ministerial talks on meat mislabelling

EU member states will discuss the issue at a meeting chaired by Ireland’s Agriculture Minister.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish processed meat product manufacturers asked to carry out DNA testing Horsemeat

Irish processed meat product manufacturers asked to carry out DNA testing

The Minister also announced that the Food Safety Authority of Ireland and the UK’s Food Standards Agency will work closely together on the horsemeat issue.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 60% horse DNA found in Tesco spaghetti bolognese Horsemeat

Up to 60% horse DNA found in Tesco spaghetti bolognese

The supermarket retailer has apologised for letting its customers down, saying that a DNA testing programme is now underway.

From TheJournal.ie As many as 16 countries could be hit by horse meat scandal Horse Meat

As many as 16 countries could be hit by horse meat scandal

Attention is now turning to the complex nature of supply chains in the food industry in Europe as a Romanian abattoir is identified as one possible source of the contamination of frozen beef products.

From TheJournal.ie Senior British MP calls for EU meat ban Horsemeat

Senior British MP calls for EU meat ban

The head of the British parliament’s food affairs scrutiny panel has called for a ban on importing meat from EU countries until the horsemeat scandal is resolved.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat contamination likely 'not accidental': Findus UK Horsemeat

Horsemeat contamination likely 'not accidental': Findus UK

Findus UK says it is taking legal advice after early results from its internal investigation “strongly suggest” that the presence of horsemeat in its frozen beef lasagne meals was “not accidental”.

From TheJournal.ie France investigating 'criminal fraud' in horsemeat scandal Horsemeat

France investigating 'criminal fraud' in horsemeat scandal

France’s Ministry of Agriculture is launching an investigation into the ongoing horsemeat scandal, which it says they consider a matter of “criminal fraud”.

From TheJournal.ie Findus beef lasagne meals may have contained 100pc horse meat Horse Lasagne

Findus beef lasagne meals may have contained 100pc horse meat

Britain’s Food Standards Agency says tests have shown at least 60pc horse meat content in a beef product – and maybe more.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Horse meat scandal reveals fatal flaw in our whole food industry Opinion

Column: Horse meat scandal reveals fatal flaw in our whole food industry

It suits big food retailers to push cheap products, but the end result is an insult to the Irish farmers who worked so hard to build up the industry, writes Seamus Sheridan

From TheJournal.ie 'Somebody is selling rogue product, and somebody knows about it' - Coveney Horse Burgers

'Somebody is selling rogue product, and somebody knows about it' - Coveney

The Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, also said that ‘bad management’ at Silvercrest had let down the Irish food industry.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you confident in Irish food production? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you confident in Irish food production?

The horse meat controversy rumbles on but has it impacted on your confidence in Irish food production?

From TheJournal.ie Burger King to stop sourcing beef products from Silvercrest Foods Horsemeat

Burger King to stop sourcing beef products from Silvercrest Foods

Equine DNA had been found at the Ballybay, Co Monaghan plant earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie New test results show no trace of horse DNA in Liffey Meat products Horsemeat

New test results show no trace of horse DNA in Liffey Meat products

A range of beef burgers sampled by the Department of Agriculture from products manufactured by Liffey Meats between 10 to 16 January 2013 have tested negative for equine DNA.

Video: Here’s what happened when someone dressed as a horse went to Tesco Horsemeat This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Goodman: Horse DNA tests could be contaminated 'by the air' Horse Meat

Goodman: Horse DNA tests could be contaminated 'by the air'

The man behind Silvercrest Foods breaks his silence as Dutch authorities say they are investigating a possible source of DNA.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas meeting on horse burgers delayed by new findings Horse Meat

Oireachtas meeting on horse burgers delayed by new findings

TDs have decided to hold off on meeting to discuss the horse meat developments until all appropriate information is available.

From TheJournal.ie Source of contaminated beef burgers identified, says ABP Burgers

Source of contaminated beef burgers identified, says ABP

The company said it believed it had “established the source of the contaminated material to one of these two suppliers” following yesterday evening’s Department of Agriculture results,

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added hovering DeLorean Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added hovering DeLorean

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

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added ice hockey humiliation Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added ice hockey humiliation

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

From TheJournal.ie Horse meat inquiry: contamination was likely 'accidental' Horsemeat

Horse meat inquiry: contamination was likely 'accidental'

The FSAI has said there is no evidence of widespread ill practice, where horsemeat is being substituted for beef.