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List of beef products withdrawn in latest horse meat find

Testing on Findus beef lasagne revealed that some of its ready meals may have contained up to 100% horse meat. Photo: PA

Comigel beef products withdrawn on February 6th


  • Beef lasagne 320g, 360g, 500g


  • Today's Special Frozen Beef Lasagne
  • Today's Special Frozen Spaghetti Bolognese


  • Tesco Everyday Value Spaghetti Bolognese (withdrawn as precautionary measure)

Products labelled Halal found to contain pork DNA

The company which supplied halal food found to contain traces of pork DNA was identified as McColgan Quality Foods Limited, a Northern Ireland-based company.

The products were distributed by 3663 and served in prisons in Britain.

List of beef burgers found to contain horse meat in January

A number of beef burgers were found to contain horse DNA. Credit: PA


  • Everyday Value Beef Burgers: 29.1%
  • Beef Quarter Pounders: 0.1%


  • Oakhurst Beef Burgers: 0.3%


  • Quarter Pounders batch 2250 A 15:27: 0.1%
  • Quarter Pounders batch 2218 A 15:55: 0.1%


  • Moordale Quarter Pounders: 0.1%
  • Moordale Ultimate Beef Burgers: LOQ
  • Moordale Beef Burgers: LOQ

Dunnes Stores

  • Flamehouse Chargrilled Quarter Pounders: 0.1%
  • St. Bernard Beef Burgers: LOQ

In February Birds Eye removed three products from UK shelves after tests identified 2% of horse DNA was found in its Chilli Con Carne, which is sold in Belgium.

The products recalled were:

  • Traditional Spaghetti Bolognese 340g
  • Shepherd’s Pie 400g
  • Beef Lasagne 400g