Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson MP, has said that buying something labelled beef which ends up being horse meat is "fraud".
Speaking at the NFU conference in Birmingham, where one thousand farmers have gathered, he also told listeners "we must ensure the British public have confidence in the industry and what they're eating".
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Another mainly fine and dry day, with pleasant spells of sunshine and light winds.
A few showers possible towards the end of the day as cloud increases from the west.