'No health risk' as horsemeat is found in school dinners

  • Leicestershire County Council supplies 224 schools across the county
  • The council has confirmed there is no health risk to pupils
  • A second item tested, a beef grill steak, was found to contain no trace of horse DNA and has been reinstated on menus

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Horsemeat in school dinners

Horsemeat has been found in minced beef served in school dinners in Leicestershire. Leicestershire County Council says tests show the beef contained less than 1% trace of horse DNA and has been permanently removed from school menus.