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HUGE GARDA AND DEPARTMENT PROBE INTO HORSE MEAT ‘LINK’ TO MID-MONAGHAN PLANTS

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8 Feb 2013 Comments Off on HUGE GARDA AND DEPARTMENT PROBE INTO HORSE MEAT ‘LINK’ TO MID-MONAGHAN PLANTS
HUGE GARDA AND DEPARTMENT PROBE INTO HORSE MEAT ‘LINK’ TO MID-MONAGHAN PLANTS

By PATSY McARDLE A HUGE investigation is continuing this week into horse meat DNA links to burger meats which has rocked the beef processing sector with an unwelcome focus on major suppliers in Co. Monaghan, and processing plants at Ballybay and Lough Egish near Castleblayney. THE second meat processing plant in Mid-Monaghan revealed at the weekend that positive traces of horse meat was found in stock, which was not processed. THE Department of Agriculture has confirmed findings of 75 per cent equine DNA in supplied meat stock, which had not ...

JOBS BOOST AS MONAGHAN COMPANY SECURES €2 MILLION DEAL

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14 Dec 2012 One Comment
JOBS BOOST AS MONAGHAN COMPANY SECURES €2 MILLION DEAL

There was good news on the jobs front this week with the announcement that the Lough Egish based company Swift Fine Foods has secured a deal worth €2m per annum to supply SuperValu with a range of premium carvery meals under the SuperValu own label brand. As a result of the deal the company has employed ten new employees providing additional benefits to the Monaghan region The new jobs are expected to generate an additional €300,000 worth of income per annum into the local Monaghan economy. Swift Fine Foods ...