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PRODUCTION AT BALLYBAY PLANT TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED AS INVESTIGATIONS CONTINUE INTO SOURCE OF HORSE DNA

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25 Jan 2013 Comments Off on PRODUCTION AT BALLYBAY PLANT TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED AS INVESTIGATIONS CONTINUE INTO SOURCE OF HORSE DNA
PRODUCTION AT BALLYBAY PLANT TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED AS INVESTIGATIONS CONTINUE INTO SOURCE OF HORSE DNA

Production at Silvercrest Foods in Ballybay has been temporarily suspended by the company until it has completed its investigation into the source of horse DNA traces detected in burger products. Preliminary details of further tests carried out by the Dept of Agriculture at the plant released last week showed that nine out of 13 burgers tested positive for traces of equine DNA. Seven samples of raw material were tested and one, sourced from another EU state, tested positive. All ingredients in the production of burgers sourced ...