Waitrose removes beef meatballs

Waitrose has removed two batches of frozen beef meatballs from shelves after traces of pork were found after several tests.

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Tesco apologises for horse DNA in spaghetti bolognese

Tesco has apologised to its customers after it found three Everyday Value Spaghetti Bolognese products were found to have more than 60 per cent trace of horse DNA. Tesco withdrew the product a week ago as a precaution and carried out a number of tests on the products' content.

The frozen Everyday Value Spaghetti Bolognese should contain only Irish beef from our approved suppliers. The source of the horsemeat is still under investigation by the relevant authorities. The level of contamination suggests that Comigel was not following the appropriate production process for our Tesco product and we will not take food from their facility again.

– TIM SMITH, TESCO GROUP TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

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