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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Supermarkets to spell out plan to restore confidence

The Government will ask Britain's leading supermarkets to spell out today how they plan to restore consumer confidence following the horsemeat scandal.

Tesco supermarket in Vauxhall, London Credit: Press Association

Food retailers and trade bodies will meet the Environment Secretary Owen Paterson in Westminster this afternoon. It comes after some ministers said they were "frustrated" with the initial response from supermarkets when it emerged horsemeat had been found in some products.

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