Horsemeat scandal to increase the price of beef

The Environment Secretary Owen Paterson met with retailers today to discuss how they can restore public confidence in beef in the wake of the horsemeat scandal.

The results from the remaining tests are expected on Friday and retailers have promised plans for more tests and stricter controls on food processing, but such tests are costly and it looks like consumers will be the ones to pay.

Consumer Editor Chris Choi reports

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Asda boss' horsemeat shock

The boss of Asda today described his "shock" as revelations of the horsemeat contamination scandal broke, vowing to leave "no stone unturned" to address problems in the supply chain.