Slaughterhouse suspended after Horse meat raid

The Director of the Food Standards Agency says a Todmorden slaughterhouse has had production suspended following a raid in connection with tHorse meat scandal.

I ordered an audit of all horse producing abattoirs in the UK after this issue first arose last month and I was shocked to uncover what appears to be a blatant misleading of consumers. I have suspended both plants immediately while our investigations continue.

– Andrew Rhodes, FSA director of operations


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.