Tesco said one of its ready meals, not just its frozen burgers, contained horse DNA.The meal in question was the Tesco Everyday Value Spaghetti Bolognese. The horse DNA content was more than 60%.Today the government minister in charge defended his handling of the crisis.
A leading food scientist says the rule change that sparked the horsemeat beef scandal affected lamb products too, and they should be tested.
Retailers and the Food Standards Agency held an emergency meeting today to decide how to proceed with the horsemeat scandal.
The government has called an emergency meeting with retailers and the Food Standards Agency to discuss the horsemeat scandal.