'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


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.