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Asda withdraws sauce after test

Asda has has taken it 500g Beef Bolognese Sauce off the shelves after it tested positive for horse DNA. Three other products have also been removed as a precaution.

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Greencore confirms it supplied Asda bolognese

Greencore has confirmed that it supplied the beef bolognese sauce that Asda has withdrawn from shelves after tests revealed the presence of horse DNA.

The company is currently awaiting the results of further quantitative tests that will validate the presence and the extent of the equine DNA.

The sauce contained meat that was supplied to Greencore under contract by the ABP Food Group's Nenagh plant in County Tipperary, Ireland, an approved and regularly audited supplier.

The company is working closely with them to determine the full facts as we await the results of the further tests.

– Greencore statement

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