Raid on West Yorkshire slaughterhouse

Police and the Food Standards Agency have raided a slaughterhouse in Todmorden in West Yorkshire as part of their investigation into horse meat in processed burgers.

The Food standards Agency says: "The plant in West Yorkshire is Peter Boddy Licensed Slaughterhouse, Todmorden, West Yorkshire, and we believe it supplied horse carcasses to Farmbox Meats Ltd, Llandre, Aberystwyth."

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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.