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#equine DNA

# equine-dna - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Burger King returns to 100% Irish beef

The fast food restaurant chain ended its partnership with ABP Group earlier this year because of the horsemeat scandal.

# equine-dna - Friday 29 March, 2013

Horsemeat scandal: Dept refuses to release over 200 pages of emails with FSAI

The Department of Agriculture refused to release over a hundred pages of emails between it and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland following a Freedom of Information request.

# equine-dna - Friday 15 February, 2013

Services company says Rangeland products tested positive for horse DNA

Rangeland says all products are now being DNA tested before release, after Compass Group says it found horse DNA samples in its products despite Rangeland’s assurances.

# equine-dna - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Horse DNA found in products supplied by firm run by minister's brother

Greencore – run by Simon Coveney’s brother Patrick – says its beef was sourced from an ABP plant in Nenagh.

# equine-dna - Monday 11 February, 2013

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.

# equine-dna - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

'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.

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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?

# equine-dna - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Horse DNA came from burger additive sourced in Poland

Agriculture minister Simon Coveney says the identification of the additive responsible is a “major breakthrough”.

# equine-dna - Friday 25 January, 2013

Latest tests show no horse DNA in Irish raw materials - Coveney

130 samples have been tested in the past week, but the Department won’t release results pending a double-test.

# equine-dna - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Burger King to stop sourcing beef products from Silvercrest Foods

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

# equine-dna - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

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.

# equine-dna - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Production halted at plant as department confirms equine DNA found

All production has been suspended at the Silvercrest plant in County Monaghan “with immediate effect.”