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Horse DNA in canned beef

Horse DNA has been found in a batch of canned sliced beef that has been sold in the UK, the Food Standards Agency has announced.

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How to identify the canned sliced beef

A batch of canned sliced beef has been withdrawn from sale in the UK after it was found to contain horse DNA.

The product affected, which is sold in Home Bargains and Quality Save storeshas:

  • A ‘best before’ date of January 2016
  • The 320g packs are described on the label as ‘Food Hall Sliced Beef in Rich Gravy’
  • The batch code of the product is 13.04.C.

Customers are advised to return the product to where it was originally purchased.

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