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Horse meat burger concerns

The Food Safety Authority has found traces of horse DNA in beef burgers in the UK - one plant under investigation is Dalepak in Hambleton, North Yorkshire.

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10 beef burger products tested positive for horsemeat

The 10 beef burger products that tested positive for horse DNA were as follows:

Limit of Quantification, or LOQ, is the lowest quantity of a substance that can be distinguished from the absence of that substance.

  • Tesco, Everyday Value Beef Burgers - 29.1%
  • Aldi, Oakhurst Beef Burgers - 0.3%
  • Dunnes Stores, St. Bernard Beef Burgers - LOQ
  • Lidl, Moordale Beef Burgers - LOQ
  • Tesco, Beef Quarter Pounders - 0.1%
  • Lidl, Moordale Ultimate Beef Burgers - LOQ
  • Lidl, Moordale Quarter Pounders - 0.1%
  • Dunnes Stores, Flamehouse Chargrilled Quarter Pounders - 0.1%
  • Iceland, Quarter Pounders Batch 2250 A 15:27 - 0.1%
  • Iceland, Quarter Pounders Batch 2218 A 15:55 - 0.1%

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