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Poll: Have you stopped eating ready-meals because of the horsemeat scandal?

A survey in Britain has found that a significant number of people have stopped eating the meals as a result of the scandal. Have you?

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A POLL IN Britain has found that almost a third of adults have stopped eating ready-meals as a direct results of the horsemeat scandal, while seven percent have stopped eating meat altogether.

The ComRes survey, for the Sunday Mirror and The Independent on Sunday newspapers, found that 31 percent have given up eating ready-meals as the discovery of equine flesh in products labelled beef spreads across Europe.

Yesterday Tesco said it will introduce new testing to ensure visibility and traceability and the government has said it will work to make sure this doesn’t happen again but is that enough for you?

We want to know: Have you stopped eating ready-meals as a result of the horsemeat scandal?

Poll Results:

No (2879)
I never ate them anyway (2083)
Yes and all meat (1359)
Yes (997)

- With additional reporting from AFP.

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