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MEAT SECTOR LEFT REELING AFTER HORSE DNA FOUND IN BURGER PRODUCTS

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18 Jan 2013 One Comment
MEAT SECTOR LEFT REELING AFTER HORSE DNA FOUND IN BURGER PRODUCTS

The meat processing sector in Cavan/Monaghan was dealt a blow this week when beef burger products from two local plants were found to contain horse DNA in testing by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. The ABP-owned Silvercrest Foods of Ballybay and Cavan’s Liffey Meats, as well as the UK company Dalepak Hambleton, were identified as the source of the products concerned. In all the presence of horse DNA was found in more than one third of beef burger products tested in a study by the FSAI. Pig DNA was ...