Articles tagged with: Silvercrest

NEWBLISS COMPANY ALLEGES DEFAMATION OVER HORSEMEAT SCANDAL ASSERTIONS

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23 Aug 2013 Comments Off on NEWBLISS COMPANY ALLEGES DEFAMATION OVER HORSEMEAT SCANDAL ASSERTIONS

The proprietor of a Newbliss-based meat trading company indicated this week that he is taking legal action against the ABP Food Group for assertions made publicly by ABP during the outbreak of the horsemeat scandal in February last. Martin McAdam of McAdam Food Products Limited will allege defamation and loss of business in his action, and has served notice of High Court proceedings on the group, which formerly owned the Silvercrest plant in Ballybay. Mr McAdam will make the case that ABP deliberately made “false and malicious allegations” ...

BALLYBAY’S SILVERCREST SOLD TO KEPAK – ABP SAYS MOVE WILL “DRAW A LINE” UNDER HORSEMEAT CONTROVERSY

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26 Apr 2013 Comments Off on BALLYBAY’S SILVERCREST SOLD TO KEPAK – ABP SAYS MOVE WILL “DRAW A LINE” UNDER HORSEMEAT CONTROVERSY

The Silvercrest meat processing facility at Ballybay which found itself at the centre of the horsemeat controversy earlier this year is to be sold by the ABP Food Group to the Kepak Group, subject to approval by the Competition Authority. The deal agreed between the two leading food processing companies was announced by ABP Chief Executive Paul Finnerty last week, who said it would “draw a line” under the recent controversy. The terms of the transaction are confidential. The sale involves the transfer of the 122 staff ...

'HORSE BEEF’ PROBE CONTINUES

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15 Feb 2013 Comments Off on 'HORSE BEEF’ PROBE CONTINUES
'HORSE BEEF’ PROBE CONTINUES

THE Department of Agriculture confirmed yesterday (Wed) that extensive investigations are still ongoing across Europe into the source of the horse DNA in meat products supplied from Irish firms, including Silvercrest at Ballybay. The discovery led to the withdrawal of contracts by a number of supermarkets and fast-food chains in recent weeks. Meanwhile, Rangeland Meats at Lough Egish recommenced production after receiving clearance from the Department of Agriculture, with officials establishing that a consignment of Polish meat, containing the horse DNA, which was delivered to the company, was not ...

NEW PROCEDURES IN PLACE AT BALLYBAY MEAT PLANT AS SOURCE OF EQUINE DNA CONTAMINATION IDENTIFIED

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1 Feb 2013 Comments Off on NEW PROCEDURES IN PLACE AT BALLYBAY MEAT PLANT AS SOURCE OF EQUINE DNA CONTAMINATION IDENTIFIED
NEW PROCEDURES IN PLACE AT BALLYBAY MEAT PLANT AS SOURCE OF EQUINE DNA  CONTAMINATION IDENTIFIED

The ABP Food Group has put a new management team in place at its Silvercrest facility in Ballybay, Group Chief Executive Paul Finnerty confirmed this week. ABP announced a number of other new management and safety procedures following the confirmation by joint Dept of Agriculture and Food Safety Authority testing that the source of equine DNA introduced into burgers manufactured at Silvercrest came from an ingredient supplied from Poland. Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said that tests on samples taken from Irish food ingredients were negative, and he ...