Last night Rangeland Foods issued the following statement:
As of this evening Rangeland Foods, Castleblaney Co. Monaghan has temporarily suspended production of beef following the interception of beef from Poland which tested positive for equine DNA.
This consignment was received in early January and did not go into production.
Upon receiving these results Rangeland immediately reported the matter to the Department of Agriculture.
Rangeland has now temporarily suspended production to permit a full investigation.
90% of Rangeland’s beef usage is of Irish origin.
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