Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Horse DNA

All time
# Horsemeat
Meat trader takes legal action against ABP over horsemeat scandal
McAdam Food Products claims it was defamed by the Larry Goodman-owned firm.
# equine database
Equine database set up following horsemeat scandal
Minister Simon Coveney also wants tighter controls on the movement of horses.
# Horsemeat
Tesco withdraws own-brand meatloaf after finding 5% horsemeat
The meatloaf was manufactured at Eurostock in Craigavon, Northern Ireland.
# horsemeat scandal
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.
# Horsemeat
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.
# Horsemeat
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.
# Horsemeat
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 burgers
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.
# horse burgers
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.
# Leinster House
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 Meat
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 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
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
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.
# neigh
Eh Tesco, did you mean to tweet this?
No comment.
# Burgers
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 Meat
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.
# Your Say
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 Meat
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.