- The MPs acknowledged that horsemeat contamination was limited to a "relatively small" number of beef products sold in the UK, with 99% of products tested containing no horse DNA
- Across the EU as a whole, 4.66% of products tested were found to contain more than 1% horse DNA
- The committee complained that there was still a "lack of clarity" within Whitehall over where responsibility lay for dealing with such issues
- It expressed "surprise" that in EU-mandated tests, 14 out of 836 samples of horsemeat from the UK tested positive for the painkiller bute - the highest number of positive tests in the EU
More top news
Ideas are being sought to get more people involved in sport after participation figures fall three years after London 2012 Olympics.
Scotland's exams body has reassured pupils that "no learner will be disadvantaged" after a backlash against this year's Higher maths exam.
Hospital chiefs asked by NHS regulator to fill vacancies only where "essential" as they face an unprecedented financial challenge.