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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.

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No. 10: Food industry must restore confidence in meat

Downing Street has emphasised that the onus is on the food industry to rebuild confidence among consumers after the horsemeat scandal.

"There is a job to try to address consumer confidence. That is the responsibility of the retailers and the meat industry," a Number 10 spokeswoman said.

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