Labour: 'The buck has to stop with Defra'

Supermarket sales have taken a battering from the recent horsemeat scandal.

Shadow Environment Minister Huw Irranca-Davies told Daybreak that the responsibility of solving the issue, lies with Defra.

He said the responsibility for food provenance goes right across the supply chain, and added that it was not "right" the Government had been "pointing their finger at the supermarkets" for blame.

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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.