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#Horse Meat

# horse-meat - Friday 12 April, 2019

Over 6,500 horses were slaughtered in Ireland for human consumption last year
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Over 6,500 horses were slaughtered in Ireland for human consumption last year

Apr 12th 2019, 9:10 PM 46,282 Views 64 Comments

Almost 500 were slaughtered in the first two months of this year.

# horse-meat - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Irish farmers' anger at 'decimation' of income
# Beef Prices
# Beef Prices

Irish farmers' anger at 'decimation' of income

Aug 20th 2014, 3:03 PM 8,859 Views 50 Comments

A meeting in Navan organised by the Irish Farmers Association saw tempers flare over beef pricing.

# horse-meat - Friday 4 July, 2014

Coveney wants more 'communication' between farmers and beef factories
# What's Your Beef?
# What's Your Beef?

Coveney wants more 'communication' between farmers and beef factories

Jul 4th 2014, 8:27 PM 5,370 Views 19 Comments

He said that it is critically important to restore confidence and build trust between suppliers and processors.

# horse-meat - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Live insects, glass... and a human tooth in a takeaway --- a busy year for the food safety hotline
# Ugh
# Ugh

Live insects, glass... and a human tooth in a takeaway --- a busy year for the food safety hotline

Feb 26th 2014, 1:41 PM 12,377 Views 22 Comments

There was a surge of complaints to the FSAI’s helpline last year. Surprisingly, only 33 related to the horse meat scandal.

# horse-meat - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Bangladesh tragedy and horsemeat scandal put ethics on consumer radar
# Reputation
# Reputation

Bangladesh tragedy and horsemeat scandal put ethics on consumer radar

Oct 8th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,311 Views 6 Comments

About seven in ten Irish adults consider a company’s reputation before buying its products or services, according to a new survey.

# horse-meat - Monday 29 July, 2013

People buying fewer frozen burgers after horse meat scandal
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

People buying fewer frozen burgers after horse meat scandal

Jul 29th 2013, 1:45 PM 4,899 Views 25 Comments

The Food Safety Authority said that people are spending more time reading labels after the scandal.

# horse-meat - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Column: Hunger and the horsemeat scandal, both the consequences of inequality
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Hunger and the horsemeat scandal, both the consequences of inequality

May 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 31 Views 21 Comments

We produce enough food for 10 times our population, but the horsemeat scandal shows just how inequality has forced people to low-price, low-quality food, writes Richard Manton.

# horse-meat - Thursday 18 April, 2013

ABP sells Silvercrest plant mired in horsemeat controversy
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

ABP sells Silvercrest plant mired in horsemeat controversy

Apr 18th 2013, 12:30 PM 6,352 Views 6 Comments

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said the announcement was good for the Irish food industry.

# horse-meat - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Ikea may still sell horsemeat tainted meatballs
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Ikea may still sell horsemeat tainted meatballs

Apr 17th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,203 Views 19 Comments

The meatballs would only be sold or given away in Sweden, however. The company has said that Ikea stores in other countries would have to follow local rules and regulations.

# horse-meat - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Irish firm among hundreds hit by new horsemeat scandal in the Netherlands
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Irish firm among hundreds hit by new horsemeat scandal in the Netherlands

Apr 10th 2013, 7:14 PM 10,868 Views 25 Comments

Earlier the Netherlands’ food safety agency said that a Dutch supplier may have distributed as much as 50,000 tonnes of contaminated beef to companies across Europe.

# horse-meat - Friday 29 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,355 Views 10 Comments

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 - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Tesco withdraws own-brand meatloaf after finding 5% horsemeat
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Tesco withdraws own-brand meatloaf after finding 5% horsemeat

Mar 12th 2013, 9:56 PM 8,431 Views 55 Comments

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

# horse-meat - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Well, that didn't take long...
# Rein It In
From The Daily Edge
# Rein It In

Well, that didn't take long...

Mar 6th 2013, 3:31 PM 12,054 Views 10 Comments

Your horse burger costume is here.

# horse-meat - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Birds Eye says products containing horse DNA came from Ireland
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Birds Eye says products containing horse DNA came from Ireland

Mar 5th 2013, 11:10 AM 8,656 Views 35 Comments

The company says it has carried out an investigation into all its beef products after some had to be withdrawn in February after horse DNA tests proved positive.

# horse-meat - Monday 4 March, 2013

FSAI says 29 out of 634 beef products tested positive for horsemeat
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

FSAI says 29 out of 634 beef products tested positive for horsemeat

Mar 4th 2013, 2:06 PM 3,138 Views 6 Comments

The products have all previously been identified and removed from the marketplace.

# horse-meat - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Icelandic tests reveal beef pie has... no meat content whatsoever
# Meat (ish)
# Meat (ish)

Icelandic tests reveal beef pie has... no meat content whatsoever

Mar 2nd 2013, 11:35 AM 27,725 Views 69 Comments

“It was labelled as beef pie, so it should be beef pie,” says a baffled inspector.

# horse-meat - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Feb 27th 2013, 4:47 PM 5,350 Views 3 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# horse-meat - Friday 22 February, 2013

Tesco say their products are free from horsemeat
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Tesco say their products are free from horsemeat

Feb 22nd 2013, 3:15 PM 4,795 Views 31 Comments

The supermarket giant say they will continue to carry out food tests “to ensure this issue never happens again”.

# horse-meat - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency
# 50 First Days
# 50 First Days

7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency

Feb 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,255 Views 62 Comments

It’s February 19 – and the 50th day of Ireland’s tenure at the helm of the Council of the European Union.

# horse-meat - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Horsemeat: Focus on Naas company over imported Polish meat
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Horsemeat: Focus on Naas company over imported Polish meat

Feb 16th 2013, 12:11 PM 13,578 Views 43 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney said that his department intends to introduce DNA testing from now on as a part of routine food testing in Ireland.

# horse-meat - Friday 15 February, 2013

Services company says Rangeland products tested positive for horse DNA
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Services company says Rangeland products tested positive for horse DNA

Feb 15th 2013, 3:08 PM 5,493 Views 12 Comments

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 - Thursday 14 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 14th 2013, 10:03 PM 27,671 Views 0 Comments

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

Coveney: 'I suspect this isn't just one rogue trader, it's broader than that'
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Coveney: 'I suspect this isn't just one rogue trader, it's broader than that'

Feb 14th 2013, 9:00 AM 4,209 Views 22 Comments

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney described the complex supply chain that led to one case of horsemeat ending up in frozen beef products in an interview this morning.

# horse-meat - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Brussels calls for mandatory beef DNA tests across the EU
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Brussels calls for mandatory beef DNA tests across the EU

Feb 13th 2013, 8:40 PM 17,498 Views 25 Comments

Tonio Borg wants 2,500 tests on beef products, and 1,500 on horsemeat products, to ascertain the extent of the labelling problem.

EU agriculture ministers to discuss horsemeat controversy in Brussels today
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

EU agriculture ministers to discuss horsemeat controversy in Brussels today

Feb 13th 2013, 8:22 AM 2,332 Views 8 Comments

Agriculture Minister, including Simon Coveney, meet today as officials in the UK last night raided two firms alleged to be connected to the mislabelling of meat products.

# horse-meat - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Promissory notes, eco-cars and horse meat
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Promissory notes, eco-cars and horse meat

Feb 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,504 Views 4 Comments

Simon Coveney will take ministerial questions in the Dáil today as the horse meat controversy rages on.

# horse-meat - Monday 11 February, 2013

As many as 16 countries could be hit by horse meat scandal
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

As many as 16 countries could be hit by horse meat scandal

Feb 11th 2013, 8:55 AM 8,334 Views 35 Comments

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.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Feb 11th 2013, 8:44 AM 9,360 Views 11 Comments

Good morning. Here are nine things to know today.

# horse-meat - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Senior British MP calls for EU meat ban
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Senior British MP calls for EU meat ban

Feb 10th 2013, 12:57 PM 7,542 Views 27 Comments

The head of the British parliament’s food affairs scrutiny panel has called for a ban on importing meat from EU countries until the horsemeat scandal is resolved.

# horse-meat - Saturday 9 February, 2013

France investigating 'criminal fraud' in horsemeat scandal
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

France investigating 'criminal fraud' in horsemeat scandal

Feb 9th 2013, 12:56 PM 6,489 Views 46 Comments

France’s Ministry of Agriculture is launching an investigation into the ongoing horsemeat scandal, which it says they consider a matter of “criminal fraud”.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Feb 9th 2013, 8:46 AM 9,858 Views 12 Comments

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# horse-meat - Friday 8 February, 2013

Aldi frozen bolognaise, lasagne dishes 'at least 30pc horse' - tests
# Aldi
# Aldi

Aldi frozen bolognaise, lasagne dishes 'at least 30pc horse' - tests

Feb 8th 2013, 10:19 PM 18,437 Views 144 Comments

The Food Safety Authority says tests on Aldi’s products are positive – and says not to eat them if you’ve got them.

The Evening Fix... now with added musical history
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added musical history

Feb 8th 2013, 8:07 PM 6,019 Views 5 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

French watchdog trying to find 'origin of horsemeat fraud'
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

French watchdog trying to find 'origin of horsemeat fraud'

Feb 8th 2013, 7:00 PM 6,984 Views 47 Comments

The DGCCRF says the Findus lasagnes, though processed in Luxembourg, got their ‘beef’ from a French supplier.

Column: The Irish beef business model is broken and needs to change
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Irish beef business model is broken and needs to change

Feb 8th 2013, 1:00 PM 50 Views 40 Comments

In the wake of yet more details about beef products contaminated with horse meat, Patrick Burke asks why Ireland’s beef industry – valued at €1.9bn exports in 2012 – has been importing raw food ingredients from Poland in the first place.

Findus 'horse meat' lasagne on sale in Ireland
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Findus 'horse meat' lasagne on sale in Ireland

Feb 8th 2013, 10:46 AM 9,467 Views 61 Comments

The product, which was found to contain up to 100 per cent horse meat in the UK, was withdrawn from Tesco shelves on Wednesday but the FSAI was not informed.

Don't eat Findus frozen beef lasagne, advises FSAI
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Don't eat Findus frozen beef lasagne, advises FSAI

Feb 8th 2013, 8:24 AM 10,390 Views 54 Comments

Meanwhile, meat broker Martin McAdam said he was still “reeling” from the news that traces of horse were found in products he traded.

# horse-meat - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Rangeland Food recommences production, says it was "victim of fraud"
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Rangeland Food recommences production, says it was "victim of fraud"

Feb 7th 2013, 8:45 PM 6,882 Views 8 Comments

The plant in Monaghan had halted production after tests into a consignment of Polish beef found positive traces of horse DNA.

# horse-meat - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

McAdam Foods "shocked" to discover equine content was in its meat products
# Burger
# Burger

McAdam Foods "shocked" to discover equine content was in its meat products

Feb 6th 2013, 10:19 AM 8,504 Views 34 Comments

The company also said it supplied 60 tonnes of beef to Silvercrest foods, contrary to reports that it had supplied 170 tonnes.

# horse-meat - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Poll: Are you confident in Irish food production?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you confident in Irish food production?

Feb 5th 2013, 9:34 AM 8,383 Views 110 Comments

The horse meat controversy rumbles on but has it impacted on your confidence in Irish food production?

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