Birds Eye: No other positive horsemeat tests

Birds Eye said it is introducing a new DNA testing programme
Birds Eye said it is introducing a new DNA testing programme Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Birds Eye has stressed that only one its products - a chilli con carne dish it sold in Belgium - has been found to contain horsemeat.

The company has also withdrawn spaghetti bolognese, lasagne and shepherd's pie meals made by the same Belgian manufacturer, Frigilunch NV, as a precaution.

"No other Birds Eye products have tested positive for horse DNA, nor do they share the same supply chains as Frigilunch NV," Birds Eye said in a statement.

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