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'Horsemeat' raid: men bailed

Dyfed-Powys Police and the FSA can confirm that three men arrested on suspicion of offences under the fraud act have been released on bail pending further inquiries.

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Iceland chief: Local authorities to blame

North Wales based food chain Iceland Credit: Ian Nicholson/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Iceland chief executive Malcolm Walker has attacked local authorities for driving down the quality of food as the horsemeat scandal continues.

Mr Walker told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show: “Supermarkets shouldn’t be blamed. British supermarkets have got a fantastic reputation for food safety.

“If we’re going to blame somebody, let’s start with local authorities because there’s a whole side of this industry which is invisible, that’s the catering industry.

“Schools, hospitals, it’s a massive business for cheap food and local authorities award contracts based purely on one thing: price.”

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