Food watchdog 'considering legal action'

The UK's food watchdog is considering whether legal action should be taken against food companies involved in the horsemeat beef burger scandal.

The FSA said they would consult relevant authorities and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland over whether to take action against any of the companies involved.

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Supermarkets horsemeat scare

Waitrose has become the latest supermarket to pull beef burgers from its selves in the horsemeat scare. The Food Standards Agency is investigating the discovery of horse DNA in beef burger products.