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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Wait for investigation says Calder Valley MP

Craig Whittaker, the Conservative MP for the Calder Valley, says the Food Standards Agency should be allowed to get on with their job before judgements are made about the slaughterhouse in Todmorden. It is, he says, a "legitimate business" and one of five in the UK licensed to slaughter horses.

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