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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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Trust in food industry diminished by horsemeat scandal

Public confidence in the food industry has been undermined by the horsemeat scandal, according to an ITV News Index poll carried out by ComRes.

  • 31% of people said they were confident the meat they buy contains the ingredients stated on the label.
  • 43% said they were not confident their meat product was correctly labelled.
  • 36% of people said they thought the food industry was "generally trustworthy"
  • 44% disagreed that the food industry was "generally trustworthy"

ComRes surveyed 2,050 people.

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