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# Burger King
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.
# Horsemeat
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.
# Horse Meat
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.
# Horse Meat
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.
# Horse Meat
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.
# horse burgers
'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.
# Your Say
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?
# horse burgers
Horse DNA came from burger additive sourced in Poland
Agriculture minister Simon Coveney says the identification of the additive responsible is a “major breakthrough”.
# horse burgers
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.
# Horsemeat
Burger King to stop sourcing beef products from Silvercrest Foods
Equine DNA had been found at the Ballybay, Co Monaghan plant earlier this month.
# Horsemeat
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.
# Horse Meat
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.”