Horse meat scandal

Another firm in our region has been drawn into the horse meat scandal. Paragon Quality Foods, in Doncaster is now testing all its products after a burger it sold to hotel and pub giant Whitbread was find to contain horse DNA.

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Police confirm support role in slaughterhouse raid

West Yorkshire Police confirmed officers were sent to the Peter Boddy slaughterhouse in Todmorden but said the operation was led by the Food Standards Agency.

A force spokesman said: "Officers from West Yorkshire Police attended the premises in Todmorden in a support role at the request of the Food Standards Agency inspectors."

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