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Widespread Tests in Action Amid the Horsemeat Scandal

LogoFood producers and suppliers throughout the country are conducting tests on their products to determine whether or not they contain any traces of horsemeat. Since news broke in January that some supermarket beef burgers were found to include traces of horse DNA, a number of different suppliers and producers have been implicated in the scandal. As the meat industry tries to restore its reputation; companies are testing their products for any offending traces.

Food Standards Agency Investigates Horse Burger Claims

LogoThe recent scandal involving traces of horse meat in beef burgers from supermarket giant Tesco has been investigated by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). The FSA has acted urgently in the wake of the revelation and discovered that a number of beef burgers contained horse and pig DNA.