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Horsemeat suspects released on bail

The three men arrested on suspicion of fraud offences in relation to the horsemeat scandal have been released on bail pending further inquiries, Dyfed-Powys Police said.

The men, two aged 64 and 42 from the Aberystwyth area and one aged 63 and from West Yorkshire were arrested on Thursday 14th February.

They will return to answer bail in Aberystwyth at a later date.


FSA on 'steady progress' of tests on beef products

Steve Wearne, director of the Food Standards Agency in Wales, has spoken about the first of industry results from beef products that have been tested for the presence of horse DNA.

He told ITV News' Consumer Editor Chris Choi it was "steady progress and we want the industry to continue until we have a complete picture of all beef products on sale in the UK".

The seven contaminated products

  • Aldi - Today special frozen lasagne.
  • Aldi - Today special frozen spaghetti bolognese.
  • Co-op - Beef burger quarter pounder.
  • Findus - Beef lasagne 320g, 360g, 500g.
  • Rangeland - Range of catering products.
  • Tesco - Everyday value frozen burger.
  • Tesco - Everyday value spaghetti bolognese.

The Food Standards Agency's director of communications Stephen Humphreys said he could "assure" the public that all seven had now been taken off the shelves.