Tesco unveils measures to clean supply chain

Tesco has announced three measures designed to ensure that another horsemeat scandal does not happen.

Three products were withdrawn from the supermarket chain after one brand of burger was found to contain as much as 30% horsemeat in DNA tests. The measures are as follows:

  • Import less meat from overseas
  • Develop closer relationships with suppliers in the UK
  • A new internal testing regime

Watch Tesco boss Philip Clarke's interview with ITV News here

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Beef withdrawn over horsemeat

Cardiff, Pembrokeshire and Bridgend Councils have withdrawn beef products supplied by Welsh Bros Foods following reports a sample of its frozen minced beef tested positive for horsemeat.