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# silvercrest - Friday 28 February, 2014

Simon Coveney says rotting meat claims are wrong and have been 'hyped up'
# Cold Storage
# Cold Storage

Simon Coveney says rotting meat claims are wrong and have been 'hyped up'

Feb 28th 2014, 11:12 AM 8,052 Views 36 Comments

A Polish report detailed ‘green and rotting meat’ in a Monaghan food plant but the meat in question had been removed from storage for testing according to the Minister.

# silvercrest - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Polish investigators find 'green and rotting meat' in Monaghan food plant
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Polish investigators find 'green and rotting meat' in Monaghan food plant

Feb 25th 2014, 10:31 AM 17,442 Views 37 Comments

The Department of Agriculture and the ABP Food Group say that the meat was being stored for inspection and could never have entered the supply chain.

# silvercrest - Thursday 12 September, 2013

ABP takes legal action against Polish food supplier over horsemeat scandal
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

ABP takes legal action against Polish food supplier over horsemeat scandal

Sep 12th 2013, 4:24 PM 5,963 Views 16 Comments

The meat processing company says the Polish food supplier was in breach of contract.

# silvercrest - 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 6,353 Views 6 Comments

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

# silvercrest - Thursday 14 March, 2013

QK Meats tested for horse DNA in June 2012 - and got positive results
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

QK Meats tested for horse DNA in June 2012 - and got positive results

Mar 14th 2013, 4:35 PM 5,659 Views 8 Comments

The Agriculture Minister has published a report into the ongoing horsemeat controversy, revealing that one company knew about the equine DNA products as early as June 2012.

# silvercrest - 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.

# silvercrest - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 5th 2013, 9:10 AM 3,465 Views 15 Comments

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

# silvercrest - Friday 1 February, 2013

Polish authorities find 'no evidence' of horse DNA at supplier
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

Polish authorities find 'no evidence' of horse DNA at supplier

Feb 1st 2013, 6:31 PM 9,859 Views 51 Comments

Poland’s veterinary authority says it can’t find any sign of horse meat in five out of six suppliers tested so far.

# silvercrest - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Jan 30th 2013, 4:50 PM 6,497 Views 2 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

ABP: "We have let our customers down and we apologise"
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

ABP: "We have let our customers down and we apologise"

Jan 30th 2013, 3:43 PM 8,708 Views 40 Comments

The food company said it understood Tesco’s decision to stop sourcing meat from Silvercrest Foods.

Update: Tesco drops Silvercrest burgers because of horse DNA controversy
# Controversy
# Controversy

Update: Tesco drops Silvercrest burgers because of horse DNA controversy

Jan 30th 2013, 9:11 AM 6,401 Views 54 Comments

The retailer said the “breach of trust” was too great to ignore as Silvercrest used product that did not come from a list of approved suppliers.

# silvercrest - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Horse DNA came from burger additive sourced in Poland
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

Horse DNA came from burger additive sourced in Poland

Jan 26th 2013, 8:20 PM 32,086 Views 128 Comments

Agriculture minister Simon Coveney says the identification of the additive responsible is a “major breakthrough”.

# silvercrest - Friday 25 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added NYC seen from space
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added NYC seen from space

Jan 25th 2013, 7:54 PM 10,919 Views 5 Comments

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

Latest tests show no horse DNA in Irish raw materials - Coveney
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

Latest tests show no horse DNA in Irish raw materials - Coveney

Jan 25th 2013, 2:32 PM 5,283 Views 21 Comments

130 samples have been tested in the past week, but the Department won’t release results pending a double-test.

# silvercrest - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Burger King to stop sourcing beef products from Silvercrest Foods
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Burger King to stop sourcing beef products from Silvercrest Foods

Jan 23rd 2013, 8:15 PM 11,032 Views 40 Comments

Equine DNA had been found at the Ballybay, Co Monaghan plant earlier this month.