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#Horse DNA

# horse-dna - Friday 16 August, 2013

Meat trader takes legal action against ABP over horsemeat scandal

McAdam Food Products claims it was defamed by the Larry Goodman-owned firm.

# horse-dna - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Equine database set up following horsemeat scandal

Minister Simon Coveney also wants tighter controls on the movement of horses.

# horse-dna - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Tesco withdraws own-brand meatloaf after finding 5% horsemeat

The meatloaf was manufactured at Eurostock in Craigavon, Northern Ireland.

# horse-dna - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Ikea withdraws Wiener sausages as they await horsemeat DNA tests

It comes just two days after the Swedish furniture giant pulled meatballs from shelves after horse DNA was found.

# horse-dna - Friday 22 February, 2013

BirdsEye recalls beef products in UK and Ireland after horse DNA discovery

Tests revealed its chilli con carne product contained 2 per cent horse DNA.

# horse-dna - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Calls for DNA meat testing to become mandatory in the EU

It comes after the European Commission announced they would implement a three-month programme of random DNA testing on meat products.

# horse-dna - Monday 11 February, 2013

Up to 60% horse DNA found in Tesco spaghetti bolognese

The supermarket retailer has apologised for letting its customers down, saying that a DNA testing programme is now underway.

# horse-dna - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

FSAI 'doesn't believe horse meat problems are elsewhere in the industry'

Alan Reilly of the FSAI said that Polish authorities have not yet officially responded to the Irish investigation on the issue.

As horse meat scandal widens, Supermac's says its burgers are 100% Irish

Supermacs has officially commented on the issue, after it emerged that Rangeland Foods supplies it with beef.

Oireachtas agenda: Horse burgers, promissory notes and music rights

Simon Coveney will take questions on the horse DNA scandal as the Dáil debates whether to bin the promissory notes.

# horse-dna - Monday 4 February, 2013

Oireachtas committee may question ABP Food Group on horse meat

The head of the committee, Fine Gael TD Andrew Doyle, said that they will decide tomorrow on whether ABP will be questioned on the issue.

# horse-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”.

# horse-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.

# horse-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.

# horse-dna - Friday 18 January, 2013

Oireachtas meeting on horse burgers delayed by new findings

TDs have decided to hold off on meeting to discuss the horse meat developments until all appropriate information is available.

From The Daily Edge Eh Tesco, did you mean to tweet this? Neigh

Eh Tesco, did you mean to tweet this?

No comment.

Source of contaminated beef burgers identified, says ABP

The company said it believed it had “established the source of the contaminated material to one of these two suppliers” following yesterday evening’s Department of Agriculture results,

# horse-dna - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

David Cameron call for investigation into horse meat

However the British Prime Minister said ultimately retailers have to be responsible for what they sell and where it came from.

Poll: Will the horse meat controversy stop you from buying beef burgers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the horse meat controversy stop you from buying beef burgers?

An inquiry has been launched to find out why 10 beef burger products tested positive for horse DNA. Does this turn you off buying beef burgers?

# horse-dna - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Updated: Horse and pig DNA found in supermarket beef burgers

There were also traces of pig DNA in some of the samples taken by the FSAI.