Tesco confirmed tonight that horse DNA has been found in some of its frozen ready meals. DNA tests on Everyday Value Spaghetti Bolognese, which was withdrawn from sale last week, found some contained more than 60% horse DNA.
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.