Environment Secretary to speak to EU countries over horsemeat scandal

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson will travel to Brussels tomorrow to speak to counterparts in EU countries and consider the wider EU implications of the horsemeat revelations.

Earlier today, Paterson met representatives of supermarkets and food suppliers.

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Waitrose removes beef meatballs

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