Horsemeat 'sold as beef and lamb'

A slaughterhouse in Todmorden is the focus of intense scrutiny by food safety inspectors admid claims horse meat was sold to a processing plant and then onto takeaways labelled as beef and lamb. The abattoir has been shut down, but the owner has denied any wrongdoing. Jon Hill reports.

Advertisement

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.