There will be a 'lessons learnt' exercise in government when the horsemeat scandal is over, the Prime Minister's spokesman said today.
But he denied there had been a failure of regulation.
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.