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

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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.