Horsemeat in Lancashire schools

An exclusive investigation by Granada Reports has revealed horse DNA was found in cottage pies delivered to 47 schools in Lancashire.

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  1. Matt O'Donoghue

Horsemeat found in cottage pies sent to Lancashire schools

Traces of horsemeat have been found in food supplied to schools in Lancashire.

Cottage pies delivered to 47 schools has tested positive for horse DNA.

The product has now been withdrawn from kitchens and headteachers have been alerted.

Analysts at one of only six laboratories in the country doing the FSA's tests discovered the contaminated product late yesterday.

Granada Reports correspondent Matt O'Donoghue exclusively broke the story.

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