Burgers have been withdrawn from hospital kitchens across Northern Ireland with up to 30 per cent horse DNA found in "Rangeland Burger."
It turns out that hospitals in Northern Ireland spend £100,000 a year on burgers.
Wholesaler Castell Howell have contacted customers after a 'possible contamination' of cottage pies.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has just announced it will extend its UK-wide survey of burgers and similar beef products.
The horsemeat scandal continues to diminish public confidence in the food industry, an ITV News Index poll finds.