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Ireland has 'probably best food safety system in world'

Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, said his department was investigating how traces of horse DNA made their way into beef burgers made at two processing plants in the country. He said Ireland has "probably" the best food safety system in the world:

"I have sent my vets in, they have been going through papers and interviewing management to establish the facts. [...] So we are establishing the facts, we probably have the best traceability and food safety system in the world"